The shortest sympathetic string is raised by a protuberance on the bridge so that it can be struck in isolation.
He trained his ever-present field magnifier on the bug's back, which sprouted a cadmium-yellow horn-shaped protuberance.
But it may be that those with single copies experience a more limited, but still enhanced, protuberance growth.
At the point of intersection of the four divisions of the cruciate eminence is the internal occipital protuberance.
There is a glandular protuberance on the base of the tail in the adult males.
The name is also used for any protuberance or appendage resembling such a structure glaucous thinly covered with a whitish bloom.
Word Origin and History for protuberance
1640s, from Late Latin protuberantem (nominative protuberans), present participle of protuberare "to swell, bulge, grow forth," from Latin pro- "forward" (see pro-) + tuber "lump, swelling" (see tuber).