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Meaning of PROTRUSION

Pronunciation:  prow'troozhun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of projecting out from something
  2. [n]  something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form
 

PROTRUSION is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: bulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, jut, jutting, projection, prominence, protuberance
 
 See Also: belly, caput, change of shape, frontal eminence, nub, occipital protuberance, projection, wart

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*tru"sion\, n.
1. The act of protruding or thrusting forward, or beyond the
   usual limit.

2. The state of being protruded, or thrust forward.

 

 

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