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protuberance

 [pro-too´ber-ans]
a projecting part, or prominence.
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·tu·ber·ance

(prō-tū'bĕr-ăns), [TA]
A swelling or knoblike outgrowth. A bulging, swelling, or protruding part.
Synonym(s): protuberantia [TA]
[Mod. L. protuberantia]
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protuberance

(prō-to͞o′bər-əns, -tyo͞o′-, prə-)
n.
1. Something, such as a bulge, knob, or swelling, that protrudes.
2. The condition of being protuberant.
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pro·tu·ber·ance

(prō-tū'bĕr-ăns) [TA]
A swelling, protruding, or knoblike outgrowth or part.
Synonym(s): protuberantia.
[Mod. L. protuberantia]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pro·tu·ber·ance

(prō-tū'bĕr-ăns) [TA]
A swelling, protruding, or knoblike outgrowth.
[Mod. L. protuberantia]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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'No person, natural or juridical shall construct/install any hump or any protuberance or any public road within the territorial jurisdiction of the City without approval from the City Mayor through the City Transport and Traffic Engineering and Infrastructure Division (TEID) of the City Transport and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO),' the proposed ordinance said.
In the present study, the number (%) of notch types of glenoid cavity of 63 scapulae, in descending order, were as follows: type 1a (notch in shallow concave form) 24 (38.10%), type 2a (prominent angular notch) 17 (26.98%), type 0 (notch is absent) 13 (20.63%), type 2b (prominent angular notch with prominent protuberance margin) 6 (9.53%), type 1b (notch in shallow concave form with prominent protuberance margin) 3 (4.76%) (Figure 2), (Table 1).
Elytra slightly longer than wide, with dorsal posthumeral hump-like protuberance. Greatest width in humeri.
The pars intermedia is a narrow region between the pars distalis and pars nervosa, which surrounding the pars nervosa excluding hypophysis stalk and the tiny protuberance at the terminal of pars nervosa.
Through the visual feedback of the endolaryngeal protuberance, we can change the entrance on the thyroid lamina without the ELT damage.
The patient was treated with the arthroscopic excision of the anterior tibial protuberance that appeared like an osteochondromatous lesion, and the nature was confirmed later by the histopathologic examination.
The most lateral point of external occipital protuberance became the start point and the most lateral point of the acromion marked the end.
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Calliper measurement of the overall vertical dimension from the base of the septal cartilage of the nose to the bottom of the mental protuberance or reference to clinical photographs will be a valuable guide in all these respects.
Histopathology and immunohistochemical staining findings were consistent with the diagnosis of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberance. Post operatively the patient was treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Frequently a solid protuberance projects into the cyst cavity (Rokitansky protuberance, dermoid plug).