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protuberance

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