Skeletal Structure Terms

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Skeletal Structure Terms
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Skeletal Structure Terms
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  1. Rounded process that usually articulates with another bone
    Condyle
  2. Narrow, ridgelike projection
    Crest
  3. Projection situated above a condyle
    Epicondyle
  4. Small, nearly flat surface
    Facet
  5. Cleft or groove
    Fissure
  6. Soft spot in skull where membranes cover the space between bones
    Fontanel
  7. Opening through a bone that usually serves as a passageway for blood vessels, nerves, or ligaments
    Foramen
  8. Relatively deep pit or depression
    Fossa
  9. Tiny pit or depression
    Fovea
  10. Enlargement at the end of the bone
    Head
  11. Narrow ridge
    Linea
  12. Tubelike passageway within a bone
    Meatus
  13. Prominent projection on a bone
    Process
  14. Branch or similar extension
    Ramus
  15. Cavity within a bone
    Sinus
  16. Thornlike projection
    Spine
  17. Interlocking line of union between bones
    Suture
  18. Relatively large process
    Trochanter
  19. Small, knoblike process
    Tubercle
  20. Knoblike process usually larger than a tubercle
    Tuberosity

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