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protuberance

 [pro-too´ber-ans]
a projecting part, or prominence.

pro·tu·ber·ance

(prō-tū'bĕr-ăns), [TA]
A swelling or knoblike outgrowth. A bulging, swelling, or protruding part.
Synonym(s): protuberantia [TA]
[Mod. L. protuberantia]

protuberance

/pro·tu·ber·ance/ (-too´ber-ans) a projecting part, or prominence.
mental protuberance  a triangular prominence on the anterior surface of the body of the mandible, on or near the median line.

protuberance

(prō-to͞o′bər-əns, -tyo͞o′-, prə-)
n.
1. Something, such as a bulge, knob, or swelling, that protrudes.
2. The condition of being protuberant.

protuberance

[-t(y)o̅o̅′bərəns]
Etymology: L, pro + tuberare, to swell
an anatomical landmark that appears as a blunt projection, eminence, or swelling, such as the chin, buttock, or bulge of the frontal bone above the eyebrow.

pro·tu·ber·ance

(prō-tū'bĕr-ăns) [TA]
A swelling, protruding, or knoblike outgrowth or part.
Synonym(s): protuberantia.
[Mod. L. protuberantia]

protuberance

prominence

pro·tu·ber·ance

(prō-tū'bĕr-ăns) [TA]
A swelling, protruding, or knoblike outgrowth.
[Mod. L. protuberantia]

protuberance

a projecting part, or prominence.

external occipital protuberance
on the occipital surface of the occipital bone, above the foramen magnum. The ligamentum nuchae is attached to it.
intercornual protuberance
the prominence between the horns of cows.