protuberance[prō to̵̅o̅′bər əns, -tyo̵̅o̅′-; prə-]
- the condition or fact of being protuberant
- a part or thing that protrudes; projection; bulge; swelling
- Something, such as a bulge, knob, or swelling, that protrudes.
- The condition of being protuberant.
From Latin prÅtubÄ“rantia (“bulge; protuberance"), from prÅ + tÅ«ber (“swelling; protuberance") + -antia (“-ance").