Synonyms for excrescence

Synonyms for (noun) excrescence

Synonyms: excrescence

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

Similar words: process, appendage, outgrowth

Definition: a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant

Usage: a bony process


Similar words: growth

Definition: (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: projection

Definition: any solid convex shape that juts out from something