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A wart. The word is often reserved to describe the painful and troublesome variety of plantar wart, verruca vulgaris, caused by the human papilloma virus and acquired by walking barefoot on an infected surface, typically the warm wet surface of a public swimming pool.

Subjects: Dentistry — Public Health and Epidemiology.

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