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boss

 [bos]
a rounded eminence.

boss

(bos),
1. A protuberance; a circumscribed rounded swelling.
2. The prominence of a kyphosis.
[M.E. boce, fr. O.Fr.]

boss

(bos) a rounded eminence.

boss

(bôs, bŏs)
n.
A circular protuberance or knoblike swelling, as on the horns of certain animals.

boss

Etymology: ME, boce
a swelling, eminence, or protuberance on an organ, such as a tumor or overgrowth on a bone surface or a tooth. For example, on the forehead it is often a sign of rickets.
Balloon Optimization vs. Stent Study. A trial comparing short- and long-term results of provisional stenting/optimal PTCA to elective stenting
Primary endpoints 8-month TVR
Conclusion Provisional stenting can be safely followed in treating discrete, native de novo lesions

boss

(baws)
1. A protuberance; a circumscribed rounded swelling.
2. The prominence of a kyphosis.
[M.E. boce, fr. O.Fr.]

boss

1. a rounded eminence as at the base of a horn.
2. the dominant cow in a herd.
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