Definitions for excrescence

Definitions for (noun) excrescence

Main entry: excrescence

Definition: (pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body

Main entry: protrusion, protuberance, prominence, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, excrescence, extrusion, bulge, bump, swelling

Definition: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

Usage: 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

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