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She’d come sideways off the wall and hit her head on a protrusion in the rock, which gouged a quarter-size hole into the left side of her forehead.
EMILY HARRINGTON MADE HISTORY ON EL CAP. SHE’S STILL ASCENDING.JVERSTEEGHJULY 26, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Cells that line the respiratory tract and their hairlike protrusions called cilia help clear airways of inhaled particles and pathogens.
LUNG CELL IMAGES SHOW HOW INTENSE A CORONAVIRUS INFECTION CAN BEJONATHAN LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The mantle cavity is also closed with the exception of a small hole left for the protrusion of the small foot.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The hole in the shell serves for the protrusion of a pedicel or foot by means of which the animal is enabled to attach itself.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
No doubt the protrusion of the cirri effectively aids the act of opening.
A MONOGRAPH ON THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA (VOLUME 2 OF 2)CHARLES DARWIN
Perhaps I have blundered about Primula; but certainly not about mere protrusion of pollen-tubes.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
The complication which makes the accident so unfortunate for the patient is the protrusion of the intestines.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
There is noticeable distension of the joint capsule—a characteristic pendant pouching protrusion.
LAMENESS OF THE HORSEJOHN VICTOR LACROIX
We shall by-and-by see that the protrusion of some of the mountain ranges was not completed, or did not stop, at that period.
VESTIGES OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CREATIONROBERT CHAMBERS
A slight protrusion of his lower jaw had given the cigar an upward tilt under the black mustache.
THE DAMNATION OF THERON WAREHAROLD FREDERIC
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PROTRUSION

  • bump
  • bunch
  • eaves
  • extension
  • hook
  • jut
  • knob
  • ledge
  • outthrust
  • point
  • prolongation
  • prominence
  • protrusion
  • protuberance
  • ridge
  • rim
  • shelf
  • sill
  • spine
  • spur
  • step
  • swelling
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