anatomy

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eyekandy
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107674
Filename:
anatomy
Updated:
2011-10-10 13:55:02
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Intro skeletal system
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Bone Markings
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  1. Head
    smooth,enlarged end of bone on consticted neck (ex. head of the femur bone)
  2. Facet
    smooth flat articular surface
  3. Fossa
    shallow depression
  4. meatus
    tubelike opening
  5. crest
    prominent ridge or elongated projection
  6. epicondyle
    prominence above condyle
  7. Condyle
    smooth rounded articular surface
  8. Tubercle
    small, rounded projection process
  9. Trochanter
    swelling of bone of femur (greater or lesser)
  10. Tuberosity
    broad, roughened process ( usually at the site of tendon insertion)
  11. Sulcus
    a groove or furrow
  12. trochlea
    "spindle/ pulley shaped" articular surface (humerus)
  13. ramus
    extension of bone making an angle with the rest of the structure
  14. spine
    short projection of bone
  15. Line
    thin, continuous ridge

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