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Protrusions

protrusion

The state of being trust forward or laterally, as in masticatory movements of the mandible.

Origin: L. Protrudere = to push forward


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... might give some hindsight to what causes this. Good Luck "The ear’s amazing sensitivity to faint sounds comes from cells with hairlike protrusions in the inner ear. The exact mechanism remains a mystery, but a recent experiment explores how spontaneous vibrations in these hair cells ...

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The Fiber Disease

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The Fiber Disease

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The Fiber Disease

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The Fiber Disease

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