Synonyms of protrusion in English:


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See UK English definition of protrusion

See Spanish definition of protuberancia


1‘the neck vertebrae have short vertical protrusions’

bump, lump, knob, hump, jut, projection, prominence, protuberance, overhang, eminence, ledge, shelf, ridge
swelling, bulge, excrescence, outgrowth, growth, carbuncle
technical process
rare tumescence, intumescence, tumefaction

2‘a phonetician would comment on protrusion of the lips’

sticking out, jutting, projection, projecting, obtrusion, obtruding, prominence, protuberance
swelling, bulging
rare tumescence, tumefaction