bone markings

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bone markings
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2015-10-21 18:46:55
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  1. tuberosity(may be roughened)
  2. large rounded section
  3. crest(usually prominent)
    narrow ridge bone
  4. Trochanter
    very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process (only on femurs)
  5. Line
    narrow ridge of bone;less prominent than a crest
  6. tubercle
    small rounded projection or preocess
  7. epicondyle
    raised area on or above a condyle
  8. Spine
    sharp, slender, often pointed projection
  9. head
    body expansion carried on a narrow neck
  10. facet
    smooth, nearly flat articular surface
  11. condyle
    rounded articular projection
  12. ramus
    arm-like bar of bone
  13. meatus
    canal-like passage way
  14. sinus
    cavity within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane
  15. Fossa
    shallow,basin-like depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface
  16. groove
    furrow
  17. fissure
    narrow, slit-like opening
  18. foramen
    round or oval opening through a bone

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