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knob

(nob),
A protuberance; a mass; a nodule.
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knob

Microbiology
A specialised membrane modification by which Plasmodium falciparum-infected red blood cells to adhere to vascular epithelium, resulting in relative blood stasis in less well-oxygenated tissues.
 
Vox populi-UK
Slang for penis; or a person who is acting obnoxiously, aggressively or rudely.

Vox populi-US
A bump; a handle (as in doorknob).
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knob

(nob)
A protuberance; a mass; a nodule.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

knob

(nob)
A protuberance; a mass; a nodule.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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"For the most part, they will have a great time," Knobby said.
The newly discovered fossils belong to the aptly-named genus Bunostegos, which means "knobby [skull] roof."
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In a particularly elegant but macabre picture from 1999, a woman lies supine, cuddling a knobby torso-shaped African drum like a lover.
They bloom like delicately branching sea anemones, extending tendrils in all directions toward synapses, the knobby communication connections between neurons.
'Without doubt, the most celebrated of all ancient chestnuts is the knobby old stager at Tortworth,' writes the book's author, landscape photographer Archie Miles.
"His hands are skinny with red and knobby knuckles,"" said a friend.
The process produces "knobby sheet" - a waffle-patterned HDPE product that acts as a load-bearing barrier protecting building foundations and roofs against water and/or soil.
The Wollemi has a "highly unusual" brown, knobby, cork-like bark, and, unlike other conifers, its leaves are a light green.
Here he has developed a distinctive, knobby artistic style as well as several unique applications of new moldmaking techniques and materials to facilitate the faithful bronze reproductions of his difficult-to-cast work.
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