A&P 1 surface features of bones

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A&P 1 surface features of bones
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  1. a deep pit or socket
    alveolus
  2. a corner
    angle
  3. a projection that contributes to an articulation
    articular process
  4. the region where adjacent bones contact each other - a joint
    articulation
  5. the main part of a bone
    body
  6. the edge of a bone
    border
  7. a long, tunnel-like foramen usually a passage for nerves or blood vessels
    canal
  8. a large, rounded articular process
    condyle
  9. a horn shaped structure
    cornu
  10. a prominent ridge
    crest
  11. a relatively small projection or bump
    eminence
  12. a projection above a condyle but not part of the joint
    epicondyle
  13. a small, flattened articular surface
    facet
  14. a narrow, slitlike opening
    fissure
  15. an opening through a bone
    foramen
  16. a broad, shallow depressed area
    fossa
  17. a small pit on the head of a bone
    fovea
  18. a furrow
    groove
  19. a small, hook like structure
    hamulus
  20. a cavity within a bone
    labyrinth
  21. a long, thin projection often with a rough surface aka a ridge
    line
  22. a small, tongue like projection
    lingula
  23. one of two specific protuberances of bones in the ankle
    malleolus
  24. edge of a flat bone
    margin
  25. a short canal
    meatus
  26. indentation at the edge of a structure
    notch
  27. a relatively large projection or prominent bump
    process
  28. an arm like branch off the body of a bone
    ramus
  29. a cavity within a cranial bone
    sinus
  30. a relatively long, thin projection or bump
    spine
  31. a groove that accommodates a vessel, nerve or tendon
    sulcus
  32. articulation between cranial bones
    suture
  33. one of two specific tuberosities located on the femur
    trochanter
  34. a projection or bump with a roughened surface generally smaller than a tuberosity
    tubercle
  35. a projection or bump with a roughened surface
    tuberosity
  36. the long, relatively straight main body of a long bone, region of primary ossification. aka the shaft
    diaphysis
  37. the end regions of a long bone; regions of secondary ossification
    epiphysis
  38. also known as the growth plate or physis. in a long bone it is a thin disc of hyaline cartilage that is positioned transversely between the epiphysis and metaphysis. in the long bones of humans, the _____ _____ disappears by twenty years of age
    epiphyseal plate
  39. the proximal articular end of the bone
    head
  40. the region of a long bone lying between the epiphysis and diaphysis
    metaphysis
  41. the region of bones between the head and the shaft
    neck

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