Definition for PRO-TRUDE

PRO-TRUDE, v.t. [L. protrudo; pro and trudo, to thrust. See Thrust.]

  1. To thrust forward; to drive or force along; as, food protracted from the stomach into the intestine. – Locke.
  2. To thrust out, as from confinement. The contents of the abdomen are protruded in hernia.

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