Difference between excrescence and intervocalic
- something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
- (pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body
L — n seemed a little confounded at this remark, and assured him it was nothing but a common excrescence of the cuticula, but that the bones were all sound below; for the truth of this assertion he appealed to the touch, desiring he would feel the part.
When breeding, some Scutiger males exude nuptial excrescences on their venters.
But the vegetable substance in which the gallic acid most abounds is _nutgall_, a kind of excrescence that grows on oaks, and from which the acid is commonly obtained for its various purposes.