Definition of Protrusible

1. Adjective. Capable of being thrust forward, as the tongue.

Exact synonyms: Protrusile
Similar to: Extensible, Extensile
Derivative terms: Protrude, Protrude, Protrude



Definition of Protrusible

1. Adjective. Capable of being protruded ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Protrusible

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protrusible

protreptic
protreptical
protreptics
protriptyline
protropin
protruberance
protruberances
protrudable
protrude
protruded
protrudes
protrudeth
protrudin
protruding
protrusibility
protrusible (current term)
protrusile
protrusion
protrusions
protrusive
protrusively
protrusiveness
protuberance
protuberances
protuberancies
protuberancy
protuberant
protuberantly
protuberate
protuberation

Literary usage of Protrusible

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1. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1888)
"In the hermaphrodite Turbellaria the males have paired tubular testes, vesículas seminales, und a protrusible penis beset with hooks. ..."

2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Commonly among the terrestrial forms there is a gizzard, or two gizzards, or a larger number, in the oesophageal region. There is no armed protrusible ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1856)
"In the interior of the protrusible portion, ... The protrusible or non-ciliated portion remains for a time incapable of complete ..."

4. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1902)
"Tongue thick, fleshy, not protrusible from the mouth, or only slightly so. ... Tongue short, slightly notched at the tip, slightly protrusible. ..."

5. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1902)
"Tongue thick, fleshy, not protrusible from the mouth, or only slightly so. ... Tongue short, slightly notched at the tip, slightly protrusible. ..."

6. Text-book of Comparative Anatomy by Arnold Lang, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1891)
"In the Diplopoda these glands apparently correspond with the protrusible warts ... a protrusible saccule on whose outer side lies a movable pointed process. ..."

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