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eminence

 [em´ĭ-nens]
a projection or boss.

em·i·nence

(em'i-nens), [TA]
A circumscribed area raised above the general level of the surrounding surface, particularly on a bone surface.
Synonym(s): eminentia [TA]
[L. eminentia]

eminence

/em·i·nence/ (em´ĭ-nĕns) a projection or boss.
caudal eminence  a taillike eminence in the early embryo, the remnant of the primitive node and the precursor of hindgut, adjacent notochord and somites, and the caudal part of the spinal cord.

eminence

(ĕm′ə-nəns)
n.
1. A position of great distinction or superiority: rose to eminence as a surgeon.
2. A rise of ground; a hill.
3.
a. A person of high station or great achievements.
b. also Eminence Roman Catholic Church Used with His or Your as a title and form of address for a cardinal.
4. A projection or protuberance from the surface of a body part, especially a bone.

em·i·nence

(em'i-nĕns) [TA]
A circumscribed area raised above the general level of the surrounding surface, particularly on a bone surface.
Synonym(s): eminentia [TA] .
[L. eminentia]

eminence

circumscribed prominence

em·i·nence

(em'i-nĕns) [TA]
Circumscribed area raised above general level of surrounding surface, particularly in bone.
[L. eminentia]

eminence

a projection or boss.

iliopubic eminence
on the leading edge of the pubis; an attachment point for abdominal muscles.
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