nonprotrusion

protrusion

[proh-troo-zhuhn, pruh-]
noun
1.
the act of protruding or the state of being protruded.
2.
something that protrudes or projects.

Origin:
1640–50; < Latin prōtrūs(us) (past participle of prōtrūdere to protrude) + -ion

nonprotrusion, noun


2. jut, projection, bulge, protuberance.
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protrusion (prəˈtruːʒən)
 
n
1.  something that protrudes
2.  the state or condition of being protruded
3.  the act or process of protruding

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protrusion pro·tru·sion (prō-trōō'zhən)
n.

  1. The act of protruding.

  2. The state of being protruded.

  3. A position of the mandible forward from centric relation.

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