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.
Recent Examples of protrusion from the Web
These big-ledged protrusions from the cliff top reveal panoramas that seem to stretch forever.
Cerebrospinal fluid is produced continuously in the brain and is normally absorbed into the bloodstream through protrusions in the outer membrane of the brain, called the dura mater.
The restaurant is a long, rectangular stucco building, tan all over except for a few white protrusions.
With their bulbous protrusions and over-the-top decorations, each dress is funnier than the one before; choreographer Laura Scozzi turns the ball choreography into a similarly hilarious, manic romp.
This area docks with protrusions of carbohydrate molecules called sialic acids that bristle from cells.
The spherical, solid eggs produced by M. shonaicus are different, too, pockmarked with chalice-like protrusions topped with a ring of flexible, stringy filaments.
The bud-like protrusion on the exterior is only one-fourth of the entire structure.
Arakawa says these protrusions might help the eggs attach to the surface where they're laid.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'protrusion.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Synonym Discussion of protrusion
- those projections along the wall are safety hazards
- the bizarre protrusions of a coral reef
- a skin disease marked by warty protuberances
- bulges in the tile floor
PROTRUSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of protrusion for English Language Learners
: a part that sticks out
: the act of sticking out or the condition of something that sticks out
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up protrusion? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).