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protrusive

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adjective pro·tru·sive \-ˈtrü-siv, -ziv\

Definition of protrusive

  1. 1 archaic :  thrusting forward

  2. 2 :  prominent, protuberant <a protrusive jaw>

  3. 3 :  obtrusive, pushing <a coarse protrusive manner>

protrusively adverb
protrusiveness noun


Examples of protrusive in a sentence

  1. <his protrusive way of helping his coworkers usually provokes resentment, not gratitude>



1676

First Known Use of protrusive

1676


Medical Dictionary

protrusive

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adjective pro·tru·sive \-ˈtrü-siv, -ziv\

Medical Definition of protrusive

  1. 1:  thrusting forward <protrusive movements of the jaw>

  2. 2:  prominent, protuberant <a protrusive jaw>




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