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protuberancenoun [C]

uk   /prəˈtjuː.bər.əns/  us   /-ˈtuː-/ formal
something that ​sticks out from a ​surface: If the ​plant has been ​infected you will ​seedark protuberances along the ​stems. specialized medical a ​projection or ​swelling on a ​part of the ​body such as the ​chin or the ​eyebrow: Bunions are ​bony protuberances that ​stick out on either ​side of the ​foot.
(Definition of protuberance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “protuberance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 隆起部分, 凸出物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隆起部分, 凸出物…
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