Bone processes - chapter 3

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Bone processes - chapter 3
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2013-11-07 15:35:04
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  1. Rounded projection at the end of a bone that anchors the ligaments and articulates with adjacent bones
    condyle
  2. narrow elongated elevation
    crest
  3. projection on the surface of the bone above the condoyle
    epicondyle
  4. small, smooth flat articular surface
    facet
  5. rounded, usually proximal portion of some long bones
    head (capitis)
  6. narrowed area distal to a bone head
    neck
  7. branchlike extension
    ramus
  8. thornlike projection
    spine
  9. one of two bony projections on the proximal ends of the femurs that serve as points of attachment for muscles
    trochanter
  10. nodule or small raised area
    tubercle
  11. ***elevation or protuberance: larger than a tubercle
    ***tuberosity

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