Protrusion meaning

prō-tro͝ozhən
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The definition of a protrusion is something that bulges out or sticks out.

A hernia that sticks unnaturally out of your skin is an example of a protrusion.

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Something that protrudes.
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A protruding or being protruded.
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A protruding part or thing.
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(uncountable) The act of protruding.
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(uncountable) The state of being protruded.
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(countable) Anything that protrudes.
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Origin of protrusion

  • Latin prōtrūsus past participle of prōtrūdere to protrude protrude –ion

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition