prominentia

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prom·i·nence

(prom'i-nents), [TA]
anatomy tissues or parts that project beyond a surface.
Synonym(s): prominentia [TA]
[L. prominentia]

prom·i·nence

(prom'i-nĕns) [TA]
anatomy A tissue or part that projects beyond a surface.
Synonym(s): prominentia.
[L. prominentia]

prominentia

(prŏm″ĭ-nĕn′shē-ă) plural.prominentiae [L.]
A projection.

prominentia laryngea

The laryngeal prominence; Adam's apple.

prominentia spiralis

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.
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albersi, Pfeiffer (1855) described the columella lamella as 'compressa, prominentiae umbilicali transverse imposita7 [flattened, positioned transverse to the umbilicus] which is an apt description of this structure in the Albers specimens.