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myrmecia

Pronunciation: mir-me'she-a

Definition: A form of viral wart in which the lesion has a domed surface (an ant hill configuration) and is associated with pale staining intranuclear and amphophilic intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies in the epidermal cells.

Synonym(s): bull ant

[G. murmex, ant]

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