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protrusion

 [pro-troo´zhun]
extension beyond the usual limits, or above a plane surface.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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  
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In conclusion, this case illustrates that a lateral presentation of a swelling and restricted movement during tongue protrusion cannot exclude a diagnosis of thyroglossal duct cyst.
It is noticed from the literature that many research has been carried out in the field of high pressure hydro forming process to optimize the process parameters with respect to geometrical conditions, namely, protrusion height and wall thickness.
It has been confirmed that the protrusion in the dorsal wall of the aortic sac and the OFT cushion play crucial roles in the aortopulmonary septation.[3],[4] Therefore, in this study, we observed the formation of the protrusion and the OFT cushion in human embryonic hearts.
where [E.sub.0] is the external field at the tip t or protrusion p for i--longitudinal or transverse direction to the surface.
Protrusion degree was measured with shortest (perpendicular) distance from interzygomatic line up to sclera surface for each bulb individually, and was expressed in mm, abbreviated defined as GPR value (Fig.
The intravesical prostatic protrusion may not be present in all cases of benign prostatic hypertrophy and hence cannot be accomplished as a single non-invasive measure for assessing the severity of Bladder outlet obstruction due to Benign prostatic hypertrophy.
Protrusion of the gland of third eyelid is called cherry eye occurring most commonly in dogs and rarely in cats (Maggs, 2008).
There's really no way to calibrate the CCMCK firing pin protrusion gage, so the answer is no.
"It's a protrusion on the hind shoes and puts a bit more weight on the outside of the foot, keeps the two feet apart.
* Protruding vacuum skin pack (slightly above the flange protrusion)