Bone Markings Terminology

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Bone Markings Terminology
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2012-10-05 13:39:27
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Bone Markings Terminology Bio Biology 430 431
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Review of Each Term for Naming Bone Markings and Features
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  1. Spine
    Sharp, slender process
  2. tubercle
    small, rounded projection
  3. crest
    narrow ridge of bone
  4. tuberosity
    Large, rounded projection; may be roughened.
  5. head
    structure supported on neck
  6. ramus
    armlike projection
  7. condyle
    rounded, convex projection
  8. fissure
    narrow depression or opening
  9. meatus
    canal-like structure
  10. foramen
    opening through a bone
  11. fossa
    shallow depression
  12. sinus
    air-filled cavity
  13. trochanter
    large, irregularly shaped projection
  14. epicondyle
    raised area of a condyle
  15. process
    projection or prominence

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