Boney Process

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  1. Process
    Any projection or bump

    Elevations and projections
  2. Ramus
    An extension of a bone making an angle with the rest of the structure

    Elevations and projections
  3. Trochanter
    A large, rough projection

    Processes formed where tendons or ligaments attach
  4. Tuberosity
    A smaller, rough projection

    Processes formed where tendons or ligaments attach
  5. Tubercle
    A small, rounded projection

    Processes formed where tendons or ligaments attach
  6. Crest
    A prominent ridge

    Processes formed where tendons or ligaments attach
  7. Line
    A low ridge

    Processes formed where tendons or ligaments attach
  8. Spine
    A pointed or narrow process

    Processes formed where tendons or ligaments attach
  9. Head
    The expanded articular end of an epiphysis, separated from the shaft by a neck.

    Processes formed for articulation with adjacent bones
  10. Neck
    A narrow connection between the epiphysis and the diaphysis

    Processes formed for articulation with adjacent bones
  11. Condyle
    A smooth, rounded articular process

    Processes formed for articulation with adjacent bones
  12. Trochlea
    A smooth, grooved articular process shaped like a pully

    Processes formed for articulation with adjacent bones
  13. Facet
    A small, flat articular surface

    Processes formed for articulation with adjacent bones
  14. Fossa
    A shallow depression

    Depressions
  15. Sulcus
    A narrow groove

    Depressions
  16. Foramen
    A rounded passageway for blood vessels or nerves

    Openings
  17. Canal or Meatus
    A passageway through the substance of a bone

    Openings
  18. Fissure
    An elongated cleft

    Openings
  19. Sinus or Antrum
    A chamber within a bone, normally filled with air

    Openings

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Boney Process
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2011-02-03 19:06:51
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