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protrusion

 [pro-troo´zhun]
extension beyond the usual limits, or above a plane surface.

pro·tru·sion

(prō-trū'zhŭn),
1. The state of being thrust forward or projected.
2. In dentistry, a position of the mandible forward from centric relation.
[L. protrusio]

protrusion

/pro·tru·sion/ (-troo´zhun)
1. extension beyond the usual limits, or above a plane surface.
2. the state of being thrust forward or laterally, as in masticatory movements of the mandible.protrus´ive

protrusion

[-tro̅o̅′zhən]
Etymology: L, protrudere, to push forward
a state or condition of being forward or projecting.

herniated disk

Herniated intervertebral disk, herniated nucleus pulposus, prolapsed intervertebral disk, slipped disk Neurology The herniation of an intervertebral disk, most commonly, lumbar; the term herniation in this context describes a spectrum of disk defects
Herniation disk types, used for MRI exams
Bulge–circumferential symmetric extension of the disk beyond interspace
Protrusion–focal or asymmetric extension of the disk beyond interspace
Extrusion–more extreme extension of the disk beyond interspace Note: Bulges and protrusions on MRI examination are common findings in normal subjects, and appear to be coincidental findings–NEJM 1994; 331:69oa  

pro·tru·sion

(prō-trū'zhŭn)
1. The state of being thrust forward or projected.
2. dentistry A position of the mandible forward from centric relation.
[L. protrusio]

pro·tru·sion

(prō-trū'zhŭn)
1. In dentistry, position of mandible forward from centric relation.
2. The state of being thrust forward or projected.
[L. protrusio]

protrusion

extension beyond the usual limits, or above a plane surface.
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The aim of this study was to see the effect of lip morphology in the development of bimaxillary dentoalveolar protrusion on normal class I skeletal pattern.
Significant correlation was found between the BCVA and globe protrusion measured with MDCT, but not with globe protrusion measured with HR (HR and BCVA r=-0.
A grading system is used with three grades depending on the degree of IPP by measuring the vertical distance from the tip of the protrusion to the circumference of the bladder at the base of the prostate gland.
The same procedure was also repeated in right eye, although the protrusion was recurrent and replaced easily with manual manipulation.
It went from being the 'breathing part' of her brain to 'a part' of her brain," says Jessica, However the protrusion grew and by December it was 21cm in diameter from 6cm at birth.
Most bimaxillary protrusion adult cases complain of increased facial height and lip protrusion rather than the dental protrusion.
A protrusion forms, which is then anchored by actin fibers.
The protrusion impedes traffic movement on the lanes and is therefore highly dangerous at nights.
Hanten et al (1991) found, across the age groups, that males have a greater excursion distance from head retraction to protrusion, and hold their heads farther from the vertical while standing than women do.
There are also multiple neurological conditions that may result in third eyelid protrusion.
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