protuberance

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pro·tu·ber·ance

noun \prō-ˈtü-b(ə-)rən(t)s, -ˈtyü-\

: a usually rounded part that sticks out from a surface

Full Definition of PROTUBERANCE

1
:  something that is protuberant
2
:  the quality or state of being protuberant

Examples of PROTUBERANCE

  1. <the tree trunk had several mossy protuberances where branches had once grown>

First Known Use of PROTUBERANCE

1646

pro·tu·ber·ance

noun \prō-ˈt(y)ü-b(ə-)rən(t)s\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROTUBERANCE

1
: something that is protuberant <a bony protuberance>
2
: the quality or state of being protuberant

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