prominentia


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prom·i·nence

(prom'i-nents), [TA]
anatomy tissues or parts that project beyond a surface.
Synonym(s): prominentia [TA]
[L. prominentia]

prom·i·nence

(prom'i-nĕns) [TA]
anatomy A tissue or part that projects beyond a surface.
Synonym(s): prominentia.
[L. prominentia]

prominentia

(prŏm″ĭ-nĕn′shē-ă) plural.prominentiae [L.]
A projection.

prominentia laryngea

The laryngeal prominence; Adam's apple.

prominentia spiralis

A small ridge extending the entire length of the cochlea located on the inner surface of the spiral ligament. It projects slightly into the cochlear canal and contains blood vessels, including the vas prominens.