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1. protuberance

noun. ['proʊˈtuːbɝəns, prəˈtuːbɝəns'] something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings.

Synonyms

  • hump
  • jut
  • belly
  • gibbousness
  • caput
  • prominence
  • nubble
  • extrusion
  • snag
  • bulge
  • projection
  • nub
  • protrusion
  • occipital protuberance
  • bump
  • gibbosity
  • excrescence
  • frontal eminence
  • mogul
  • wart

Antonyms

  • outside
  • obscurity
  • unimportance
  • unhitch

Etymology

  • protuberantia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Occipital Protuberance

  • exuberance

2. protuberance

noun. ['proʊˈtuːbɝəns, prəˈtuːbɝəns'] the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out.

Synonyms

  • status

Antonyms

  • miss
  • perfection

Etymology

  • protuberantia (Latin)

Sentences with occipital-protuberance


1. Noun Phrase
The small bulge at the back of the head known as the external occipital protuberance is usually more pronounced in men.

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