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promontorium

(prom-ŏn-tor -ee-ŭm, -toh -ree-) A brighter feature protruding into a darker area. The word is used in the approved name of such a surface feature on the moon. (Latin: promontory)
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It is a potential danger point during dissection of the field of the promontorium, which lies on the medial part of the left common iliac artery (Figure 9).
Two axial slices were meticulously prepared and printed by an expert spine surgeon; one slice was taken from the tip of the promontorium, and the other was taken 1 cm caudal to the tip of the promontorium, parallel to the S1 endplate (both slices included the TASS entry point).
Best of all, just beyond the tips of the dragonfly's wings and jutting out into Mare Imbrium close to the Sinus Iridum (the Bay of Rainbows) stands Promontorium Heraclides.
Note: pollen similar to that of Neblinaea promontorium, Stifftia uniflora, Stenopadus campestris, S.
Plus de trente ans avant Promontorium somnii, Hugo savait deja qu'il fallait resister a la plongee et que le moment n'etait pas encore venu de se risquer le grand naufrage de l'infini.
The histology shows that the lateral wall of the promontorium is not even fully cartilaginous, which is not shown in the model, in which the inner room is shown independent of the type of surrounding tissue.
Sometimes the corruption is minor, as in his meaningless 'Verubium Promontorium' (Noss Head, Caithness), which prompts emendation to Verudium Promontorium 'very red promontory' (the cape is made up of Old Red Sandstone).
(600) La bocca del porto, quale per la belleza chiamamo Refugio [...] Nel mezo di decta bocca si truova uno scoglio di viva pietra da la natura prodotto, acto a fabricarvi qual si voglia machina o propugnacolo per custodia di quello, quale e per la natura del saxo e per la famiglia de una gentildona chiamiamo La petra viva; a cui dextro lato de detta boca del porto e un promontorio qual diximo Jovium Promontorium [...] discoprimmo 32 isole, fra le quali tre magiori dicemo Le tre figlie di Navarra.
The researchers observed a tendency in many of the cyclists to hyperextend the pelvic angle resulting in increased forces at the promontorium (where the pelvis and the sacral vertebra meet).