Definition of Protrusion

1. Noun. Something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings. "The bony excrescence between its horns"




2. Noun. The act of projecting out from something.
Exact synonyms: Jut, Jutting, Projection
Generic synonyms: Change Of Shape
Derivative terms: Jut, Project, Protrude

Definition of Protrusion

1. n. The act of protruding or thrusting forward, or beyond the usual limit.

Definition of Protrusion

1. Noun. The act of protruding. ¹

2. Noun. The state of being protruded. ¹

3. Noun. Anything that protrudes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Protrusion

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protrusion

protreptics
protriptyline
protropin
protruberance
protruberances
protrudable
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protruded
protrudes
protrudeth
protrudin
protruding
protrusibility
protrusible
protrusile
protrusion (current term)
protrusions
protrusive
protrusively
protrusiveness
protuberance
protuberances
protuberancies
protuberancy
protuberant
protuberantly
protuberate
protuberation
protuberations
protuberous

Literary usage of Protrusion

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1. A Treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Lawrence (1854)
"protrusion OF THE GLOBE FROM CHANGES IN THE CONTENTS OF THE ORBIT, ... CASE I. Partial protrusion of the left eyeball, after erysipelas of the face ..."

2. What to observe at the bed-side and after death in medical cases by London Medical Society of Observation (1859)
"Palpation of protrusion;—soft, elastic, fluctuating; character of contents, intestines, omentum, etc.; — form, size, and situation of uterus. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"A.tsor., 1907, xlix, 2151) reports two cases of protrusion of the uterus in nulliparous women and endorses the statements of other observers that heavy ..."

4. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Mackenzie, Thomas Wharton Jones (1855)
"Exophthalmos, or protrusion of the eye from the orbit, ... There seems reason to believe that in such cases the cause of protrusion is without the ocular ..."

5. Transactions of the American Pediatric Society by American Pediatric Society (1906)
"Some weeks later, a slight protrusion of the left eyeball appeared, associated with ... Ten days later, a sudden protrusion of the right eyeball occurred, ..."

6. Homœopathic Domestic Medicine by Joseph Laurie (1846)
"dornen, and protrusion of the lower intestine, accompanied with acute pain. ... protrusion OF THE INTESTINE. Prolapsus Ani. By this term is understood the ..."

7. Practical Gynecology: A Comprehensive Text-book for Students and Physicians by Edward Emmet Montgomery (1903)
"The patient considers every protrusion from the vulva to be a prolapsus or falling of the womb. The diagnosis would seem self-evident, but it must be ..."

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