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bossing

[′bȯs·iŋ]
(naval architecture)
A faired structural extension of the hull covering the propeller shaft where it emerges from the main hull and housing the main shaft bearing.
The hub of a screw propeller. Also known as boss.

bossing

The shaping of soft sheet metal, such as lead, so that it will conform to the surface to which it is applied; also called dressing.
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When first examined at 7 days of age the patient showed the following dysmorphic features: high forehead, frontal bossing, macrocephaly, apparent hypertelorism, down-slanting palpebral fissures and a broad nasal root (Figure 1A).
When frontal bossing is the major complaint, endoscopic surgery is not effective; in such cases, open surgery with an osteoplastic flap is indicated.
17) Urken et al treated frontal bossing by creating an osteoplastic flap, with a recession of the anterior table into the sinus, followed by fat obliteration of the remaining cavity.
A 25-year-old man came to our institution with a complaint of progressive bilateral frontal bossing without other symptoms.
A 49-year-old man had a 10-year history of progressive left frontal bossing and intermittent local pain.