Bone Surface Markings.txt

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Bone Surface Markings.txt
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2011-02-25 02:13:36
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  1. Process
    • Any projection or bump.
    • ex. Zygomatic Process
  2. Ramus
    • Process having a distinct angle to the rest of the bone
    • ex. Mandibular Ramas
  3. Trochanter
    • Large, rough projection.
    • Femur Trochanter
  4. Tuberosity
    • Rough bony surface.
    • ex. Radial tuberosity
  5. Tubercle
    • Small, round projection
    • ex. Humerus tubercle
  6. Crest
    • Prominent ridge.
    • ex. lliac crest
  7. Line
    • Small or low ridge.
    • ex. Linea aspera
  8. Spine
    • Pointed process.
    • ex. lliac spine
  9. Head
    • Expanded end separated by a narrower neck.
    • ex. head of femur
  10. Condyle
    • Smooth, round surface
    • ex. Femoral condyle
  11. Trochlea
    • Smooth, grooved surface
    • ex. Humeral trochlea
  12. Facet
    • Small, flat surface
    • ex. Vertebral facet
  13. Fossa
    • shallow depression
    • ex. mandibular fossa
  14. Sulcus
    • Narrow groove
    • ex. Intertubercular sulcus
  15. Foramen
    • Rounded opening
    • ex. Foramen Magnum
  16. Fissure
    • Elongated opening
    • ex. Supraorbital fissure
  17. Canal (Meatus)
    • Elongated passage
    • ex. Auditory meatus
  18. Sinus
    • Hollow chamber
    • ex. Nasal sinus

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