- the state of being gibbous.
- a protuberance or swelling.
Origin of gibbosity
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Related Words for gibbositywart, lump, nodule, projection, bump, swelling, promontory, growth, excrescence, dilation, bunch, protrusion, salient, hump, sac, blob, distention, protuberance, jut, excess
Examples from the Web for gibbosity
Historical Examples of gibbosity
Behind the neck and immediately above the shoulder rises a gibbosity or hump of the same height as the dorsal ridge.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon
Robert A. Sterndale
- the state of being gibbous
- biology a bulge or protuberance
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- The condition of being gibbous.
- A rounded hump or protuberance.
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