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Related to prominentia: prominentia mallearis
anatomy tissues or parts that project beyond a surface.
Synonym(s): prominentia [TA]
anatomy A tissue or part that projects beyond a surface.
prominentia(prŏm″ĭ-nĕn′shē-ă) plural.prominentiae [L.]
The laryngeal prominence; Adam's apple.
A small ridge extending the entire length of the cochlea located on the inner surface of the spiral ligament. It projects slightly into the cochlear canal and contains blood vessels, including the vas prominens.