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knob

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

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).

knob

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

knob

(nob)
A protuberance; a mass; a nodule.
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Species of Carvalhomiris present a relatively large knoblike process on the posterior pole at the aft side of the egg (Figs.
Skunk cabbage pushes up through snow in late February, creating enough heat as it grows to melt the ice and snow around it, enough heat in fact to maintain a temperature of 70 degrees inside the purple hood where the knoblike spadix, covered with greenish-white flowers, hides.
After about 1 h in the CD solution, the flattened follicle cells rounded up, became separated by large gaps in what was previously a contiguous follicular sheath, and acquired spindly projections with knoblike endings [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 4C-E OMITTED].