protrusion :

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  • n  something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
  • n  the act of projecting out from something

  • Bishop Cannon's insistent protrusion into politics has stimulated a countermovement, an "anti-politics" wing in the church; to "curb the activity of ministers of the gospel in .
  • Reason: The protrusion consists of fat and connective tissue, does not affect leverage.
  • The White collection includes a superb variety of masks, from cumbrous affairs that need an athlete to lift them to a wooden Ogoni mask from Nigeria, with its curving protrusion .
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  • Actor aids injured Defiance man
    A Defiance man’s cross-country Canadian tour almost turned tragic Thursday when he fell walking on a Toronto sidewalk and a protrusion sticking out of the construction scaffolding slit his throat. Rescue came from an unlikely source: Actor John Malkovich.
    June 10, 2013 - The Toledo Blade

  • Andy LaRoche in Long Beach Press-Telegram
    I'm not going to need surgery because it's such a mild protrusion,LaRoche said. "With the exercises, it could actually end up healing itself.
  • Trecia Smith in Jamaica Observer
    It showed a central protrusion of my disc, as well as two lateral protrusions that are compromising the intervertebal foramina and the nerves coming out,the England-based Smith, who has a Master's degree in Physiotherapy from Pittsburg...
  • Ed Wade in Houston Chronicle
    He also had an old, small disc protrusion unrelated to the problem he's having right now,general manager Ed Wade said.

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