Definition of Extrusion

1. Noun. Something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings. "The bony excrescence between its horns"




2. Noun. Squeezing out by applying pressure. "The expulsion of pus from the pimple"
Exact synonyms: Expulsion
Generic synonyms: Squeeze, Squeezing
Derivative terms: Extrude

Definition of Extrusion

1. n. The act of thrusting or pushing out; a driving out; expulsion.

Definition of Extrusion

1. Noun. A manufacturing process where a billet of material is pushed and/or drawn through a die to create a shaped rod, rail or pipe. ¹

2. Noun. An item formed by the process of extrusion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Extrusion

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Extrusion

1. A process where a cell exports large particles or organelles (transports them through its cell membrane to the outside). Requires energy. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Extrusion

extructor
extructors
extructs
extrudabilities
extrudability
extrudable
extrudate
extrudates
extrude
extruded
extruder
extruders
extrudes
extruding
extrudites
extrusion (current term)
extrusion of a tooth
extrusions
extrusive
extrusives
extry
extubate
extubated
extubates
extubating
extubation
extubations
extuberance
extuberances
extuberancies

Literary usage of Extrusion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1895)
"A CASE OF SPONTANEOUS extrusion OF A PIECE OF IRON THROUGH THE CORNEA. READ BY HOWARD F. HANSELL, MD [Read May 15, 1895.] THIS case possesses unique and ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"... the meshes of one passing insensibly into the other, as to force the conclusion that these particular bodies have arisen by recent extrusion of nuclear ..."

3. The Development of the Frog's Egg: An Introduction to Experimental Embryology by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1897)
"extrusion OF THE FIRST POLAR BODY AND EGG-LAYING Just prior to the extrusion of the egg into the body-cavity of the frog, the nucleus undergoes a remarkable ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"... OF GYNECOLOGY IN THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON, DC Fibroma of the Ovary fixed in the Pelvis, Causing Complete extrusion of the Uterus. ..."

5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"most marked symptoms may allow of the partial extrusion of the tumor, with amelioration of the symptoms. Up to the present time I have applied the ..."

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