Bone Markings

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Shira
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240636
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Bone Markings
Updated:
2013-10-28 19:38:28
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Bone markings
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  1. Large rounded projection; may be roughened
    Tuberosity
  2. Narrow ridge of bone; prominent
    Crest
  3. Very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process (present on femur)
    Trochanter
  4. Narrow ridge of bone; less prominent than crest
    Line
  5. Small rounded projection or process
    Tubercle
  6. Raised area on or above a condyle
    Epicondyle
  7. Sharp, slender, often pointed projection
    Spine
  8. Any bony prominence
    Process
  9. Bony expansion carried on a narrow neck
    Head
  10. Smooth, nearly flat articular surface
    Facet
  11. Rounded articular projection
    Condyle
  12. Armlike bar of bone
    Ramus
  13. Furrow
    Groove
  14. Narrow, slitlike opening
    Fissure
  15. Round or oval opening through a bone
    Foramen
  16. Indentation at edge of a structure
    Notch
  17. Canal-like passageway
    Meatus
  18. Bone cavity, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane
    Sinus
  19. Shallow basinlike depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface
    Fossa

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