The femur occasionally tends to protrude at the wound, and hence may require to be counter-extended by splints.
Hernia—Rupture which permits a part of the bowels to protrude.
The lower canine teeth do not resemble in form the incisors, nor do they protrude horizontally, as in the Lemurs.
She had no flesh left; her bones seemed to protrude through the skin.
They do not protrude over the parquet, but simply line the walls like balconies.
The ribs had been cut across, and some portion of the heart or lung seemed to protrude.
The trees grow closely to the southern wall of the gardens, yet do not protrude their branches over the line of the wall.
He could protrude a feline set of claws from his velvet glove.
In this way all danger of causing the broken bones to protrude and thus "compounding" the fracture is also avoided.
His straggling locks, usually long, protrude from an aperture in his hat.
1610s, "to thrust forward or onward, to drive along;" 1640s, "to cause to stick out," from Latin protrudere "thrust forward; push out," from pro- "forward" (see pro-) + trudere "to thrust" (see extrusion). Intransitive meaning "jut out, bulge forth" recorded from 1620s. Related: Protruded; protruding.
protrude pro·trude (prō-trōōd')
v. pro·trud·ed, pro·trud·ing, pro·trudes
To push or thrust outward.
To jut out; project.