Simple Definition of protrusion
: a part that sticks out
: the act of sticking out or the condition of something that sticks out
Examples of protrusion in a sentence
bony protrusions on the outside of the elbow
a roof with many protrusions
The pain was caused by a protrusion of a disc in his lower back.
Origin and Etymology of protrusion
First Known Use: 1646
Synonym Discussion of protrusion
Rhymes with protrusion
affusion, allusion, Carthusian, collusion, conclusion, confusion, contusion, delusion, diffusion, effusion, elusion, exclusion, extrusion, illusion, inclusion, infusion, intrusion, Malthusian, obtrusion, occlusion, perfusion, prelusion, profusion, prolusion, reclusion, seclusion, transfusion, Venusian
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