microprotrusion etymology

English word microprotrusion comes from English protrusion, English micro- ((metric units) One millionth.. Very small.)

Detailed word origin of microprotrusion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
protrusion English (eng) (countable) Anything that protrudes.. (uncountable) The act of protruding.. (uncountable) The state of being protruded.
micro- English (eng) (metric units) One millionth.. Very small.
microprotrusion English (eng) A microscopically small protrusion.

Words with the same origin as microprotrusion

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