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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

(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]

em·i·nence

(em'i-nĕns) [TA]
Circumscribed area raised above general level of surrounding surface, particularly in bone.
[L. eminentia]
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The study group was divided into age groups and there was a statistically significant difference between age groups and measurements of eminence inclination and RGF thickness (Table 2, P < 0.05).
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