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boss

 [bos]
a rounded eminence.
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boss

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

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

(baws)
1. A protuberance; a circumscribed rounded swelling.
2. The prominence of a kyphosis.
[M.E. boce, fr. O.Fr.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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