OTHER WORDS FROM protrusionnon·pro·tru·sion, noun
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Uninfected cells grew in lawns resembling lush grasslands, where the tufts of waving fronds are actually hairlike protrusions called cilia, which grow from the tops of airway-lining cells, the team confirmed.The body’s response to allergic asthma also helps protect against COVID-19|Tina Hesman Saey|May 2, 2022|Science News
The minimal protrusion came, in part, because the body is also efficiently designed.
She’d come sideways off the wall and hit her head on a protrusion in the rock, which gouged a quarter-size hole into the left side of her forehead.Emily Harrington Made History on El Cap. She’s Still Ascending.|jversteegh|July 26, 2021|Outside Online
Cells that line the respiratory tract and their hairlike protrusions called cilia help clear airways of inhaled particles and pathogens.Lung cell images show how intense a coronavirus infection can be|Jonathan Lambert|September 15, 2020|Science News
He pulls aside another prisoner with a protrusion on his head, and implies the man was injured by the guards.Somalia’s Prisons: The War on Terror’s Latest Front|Eli Lake|June 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The mantle cavity is also closed with the exception of a small hole left for the protrusion of the small foot.
The hole in the shell serves for the protrusion of a pedicel or foot by means of which the animal is enabled to attach itself.
No doubt the protrusion of the cirri effectively aids the act of opening.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)|Charles Darwin
Perhaps I have blundered about Primula; but certainly not about mere protrusion of pollen-tubes.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II|Charles Darwin
The complication which makes the accident so unfortunate for the patient is the protrusion of the intestines.