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protuberance

noun [C] uk   /prəˈtjuː.bər.əns/  us   /-ˈtuː-/ formal
something that sticks out from a surface: If the plant has been infected you will see dark 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.
Translations of “protuberance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 隆起部分, 凸出物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隆起部分, 凸出物…
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