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protuberant

(prō-to͞o′bər-ənt, -tyo͞o′-, prə-)
adj.
Swelling outward; bulging.

pro·tu′ber·ant·ly adv.

protuberant

adjective Large, excessive, overhanging
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Higher magnification of the protuberant nodule shown in Figure 3 demonstrating red, round inclusion bodies (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification X40).
Protuberant abdomen with hepatomegaly (100%) due to storage of glycogen was the second to growth failure in this study which is similar to other studies16.
Physical examination revealed a cachectic woman, who was pale and had a massively protuberant abdomen.
Pressure" effects: The fat in a protuberant belly squeezes organs, resulting in incontinence, reflux, shortness of breath, and sleep apnea.
Under the rubric of a series, "The New," 1980-87, the transparent containers simultaneously showcase and entomb never-used vacuum cleaners and floor polishers, most memorable among them a squat cylinder with a protuberant hose then marketed as the Shelton Wet/Dry.
Physical differences would be apparent during the nurse's head-to-toe assessment of a person with DS, including a flattened posterior head, flat facial profile, small and low-set ears, low-set eyes which slant upward with epicanthic folds, flat bridge of the nose, a small mouth with a large and protuberant tongue, high arched palate, broad hands with a single crease, big space between the first and second toes, and often a low birth weight.
The tumor appeared somehow protuberant in luminal surface, with intact mucosa, and covered with hyperaemic and rough serosis.
High collars, halter necks, boat necks, turtlenecks will only bring the attention to the area and make you look more protuberant.
Cutaneous lesions are often apparent at birth or manifest in early childhood as multiple, protuberant, dark blue, compressible blebs which progress in size and number with advancing age.
Protuberant wall pieces such as Samson and Delilah (1965), shown at Grippi & Waddell, and Hide and Seek (1966; Pl.
MRI showed that the protuberant pituitary gland was slightly larger than the expected size, but there was no identified mass lesion, researchers reported.
Chinese they were and will remain: a people endowed by nature with small eyes, a short nose, a flat forehead, little beard, large ears and protuberant belly" (293) and Chinese education accentuates the inferiority of national character: "the mode of education pursued by the Chinese conspired with their national character, to render them just what they are, and nothing more" (294).