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English definition of “protrusion”

protrusion

noun [C or U] uk   /prəˈtruː.ʒən/ us  
something that sticks out from a surface, or the act of doing this: It has a series of protrusions along its back. The condition results in weight loss, rapid heart beat and protrusion of the eyes.Protruding and sticking out
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