BACK TOTOP Browse A-ZSearchBrowse A-ZABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0-9 E-mail FormEmail ResultsName:Email address:Recipients Name:Recipients address:Message: Print-FriendlyBookmarksbookmarks-menuProtuberanceA protuberance is a body part that bulges (protrudes) outward from a surface.For example, the ankle is a protuberance of the leg. The ears protrude from the head.Open ReferencesReferencesTaber's Medical Dictionary Online website. www.tabers.com/tabersonline. Accessed April 26, 2021.AllVideoImagesTogEar protuberance - illustration The ear is a protuberance of the head. It bulges away from the body.Ear protuberanceillustrationEar protuberance - illustration The ear is a protuberance of the head. It bulges away from the body.Ear protuberanceillustrationRelated Information Review Date: 1/16/2021 Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team. The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical professional should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Links to other sites are provided for information only -- they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites. © 1997- © 1997- All rights reserved. A.D.A.M. content is best viewed in IE9 or above, Firefox and Google Chrome browser.Content is best viewed in IE9 or above, Firefox and Google Chrome browser.