335 1.7 Describing Skeletal Structures

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335 1.7 Describing Skeletal Structures
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  1. to describe skeletal structures we...
    make reference to elevation or depressions on the bone
  2. sinus
    • a cavity within a bone
    • D
  3. sulcus
    • a groove or furrow (more shallow than fissure)
    • D
  4. fossa
    • a pit or hollow
    • D
  5. foramen
    • an opening or perforation
    • D
  6. alveolus
    • small cleft, cavity, or socket
    • D
  7. meatus
    • a tube or passageway
    • D
  8. spine
    • a sharp projection
    • E
  9. process
    • a bony prominence
    • E
  10. fissure
    • cleft or deep groove
    • D
  11. head
    • enlargement at one end of a bone
    • E
  12. crest
    • a prominent ridge
    • E
  13. tubercle
    • small round projection
    • E

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