name of bone markings

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name of bone markings
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2014-01-25 23:22:06
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  1. head
    bony expansion carried on a narrow neck
  2. facet
    smooth, nearly flat articular surface
  3. condyle
    rounded articular projection
  4. ramus
    armlike bar of bone
  5. groove
    furrow
  6. fissure
    narrow, slitlike opening
  7. foramen
    round or oval opening through a bone
  8. notch
    indentation at the edge of a structure
  9. meatus
    canal-like passageway
  10. sinus
    cavity within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane
  11. fossa
    shallow, basinlike depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface
  12. tuberosity
    large rounded projection; ay be roughened
  13. crest
    narrow ridge of bone; usually prominent
  14. trochanter
    very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process (the only examples are on the femur)
  15. line
    narrow ridge of bone; less prominent than a crest
  16. tubercle
    small rounded projection or process
  17. epicondyle
    raised area on or above a condyle
  18. spine
    sharp, slender, often pointed projection
  19. process
    any bony prominence

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