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bone markings anatomy bones
What are the projections that are sites of muscle and ligament attachment?
Tuberosity, Crest, Trochanter, Line, Tubercle, Epicondyle, Spine, and Process
large rounded projection; may be roughened. example - ischial tuberosity
narrow ridge of bone; usually prominent. example..illiac crest
very lage, blunt, irregularly shaped process (femur)
narrow ridge of bonel less prominent than a crest
small rounded projection or process
raised area on or above a condyle
sharp, slender, often pointed projection
any bony prominence
What are the projections that help form joints?
Head, Facet, Condyle, and Ramus
bony expansion carried on a narrow neck
smooth, nearly flat articular surface
rounded articular projection
armlike bar of bone
What are the depressions and openings for passage of blood vessels of nerves?
groove, fissure, foramen, notch
narrow, slitlike opening
Round or oval opening through a bone
indentation at the edge of a structure
What is a meatus?
What is a sinus?
bone cavity, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane
What is a fossa?
shallow basinlike depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface