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promontory

 [prom´on-tor″e]
a projecting process or eminence.
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prom·on·to·ry

(prom'on-tō'rē), [TA]
An eminence or projection; a projection of a part.
Synonym(s): promontorium [TA]
[L. promontorium]
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promontory

(prŏm′ən-tôr′ē)
n. pl. promonto·ries
1. A high ridge of land or rock jutting out into a body of water; a headland.
2. Anatomy A projecting part.
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prom·on·to·ry

(prom'ŏn-tōr'ē) [TA]
An eminence or projection.
[L. promontorium]
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