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protuberance

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

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]

protuberance

/pro·tu·ber·ance/ (-too´ber-ans) a projecting part, or prominence.
mental protuberance  a triangular prominence on the anterior surface of the body of the mandible, on or near the median line.

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.

protuberance

[-t(y)o̅o̅′bərəns]
Etymology: L, pro + tuberare, to swell
an anatomical landmark that appears as a blunt projection, eminence, or swelling, such as the chin, buttock, or bulge of the frontal bone above the eyebrow.

pro·tu·ber·ance

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

pro·tu·ber·ance

(prō-tū'bĕr-ăns) [TA]
A swelling, protruding, or knoblike outgrowth.
[Mod. L. protuberantia]

protuberance

a projecting part, or prominence.

external occipital protuberance
on the occipital surface of the occipital bone, above the foramen magnum. The ligamentum nuchae is attached to it.
intercornual protuberance
the prominence between the horns of cows.
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A protuberance of skin was noted superiorly, and a short sinus tract was noted inferiorly; a subtle notching of the mandible was also observed.
Access is via a double f light of outside/inside stairs, first within the cylindrical wall leading to a small external balcony beneath the belly of the Box; and second splaying upwards into that protuberance to fall almost vertiginously against a second voided corner.
If the man who covers his groin and buttocks seems to hold himself in a stylized, almost feminine posture, the same figure seen from the side seems monstrous, with an absurd and lugubrious protuberance growing out from its neck.
Nearby was a sort of incongruous, e ven surreal, excrescence, a circular black basin full of water, which was not motionless but was agitated by a continuous and, here too, mechanical movement: An upward thrust, apparently obtained with a motor, raised the liquid mass at the center, delineating an excrescence or small protuberance, which immediately lowered, describing a concave surface.
Key statement: A mold for vulcanizing and molding a tire, the tire having a tread delimited by two sidewalls, at least one of which is provided with a complex protuberance, the mold having a ring for molding the tread of the tire and two shells for molding the sidewalls, the mold having an annular insert that separates the mold into at least two portions, namely a ring portion and a shell portion in the radially lower region of the sidewalls, the insert having two adjacent concentric elements that are intended to mold the complex protuberance, namely a radially outer element associated with the ring, and a radially inner element associated with the shell.
The evidence of the Hurro-Hittite Bilingual shows that suppistuwar-ant- is another possessive adjective in -ant-, 'possessing bosses, protuberances, appliques' from the noun suppistuwarali- 'boss, protuberance, applique' (also spelled once ispistuwaras at KUB 42.
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The distance from the incisal edges of lower central incisors to the lower border of the mental protuberance of the mandible was recorded using calliper.
CERAMIC A Protuberance composed of horn B Wax covered C Of or pertaining to pottery who am I?