Features of bones

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Features of bones
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2011-10-12 13:01:07
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Features of bones
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  1. condyle
    large rounded articular process
  2. facet
    smooth flat surace
  3. head
    enlarged portion at an end of a bone
  4. ramus
    branch or extension of a bone
  5. crest
    narrow ridge
  6. epicondyle
    process on or above condyl
  7. linea
    narrow ridge (less prominent than crest0 line
  8. spine
    sharp or pointed process (spinous process)
  9. trochanter
    large, irregular shaped process ( found only on the femur)
  10. tubercle
    small knoblike process
  11. tuberosity
    large knoblike process
  12. fissure
    narrow opening
  13. foramen
    round opening
  14. fossa
    shallow depression
  15. fovea
    pitlike depression
  16. fontanel
    membrane covered spaces between skull bones
  17. meatus
    tubelike passage
  18. sinus
    interior cavity
  19. sulcus
    long narrow depression

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