something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings;
"the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"
"the hump of a camel"
"he stood on the rocky prominence"
"the occipital protuberance was well developed"
"the bony excrescence between its horns"
the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out;
"the protuberance of his belly"
- A small protuberance or elevation, as from an organ, a tissue, or a structure.
- A rounded protuberance formed by the bones in a joint.
- A knob, knot, protuberance, or swelling.