271L quiz 1

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271L quiz 1
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  1. the head end
    cranial or cephalic
  2. the tail end
    caudal
  3. the belly side
    ventral
  4. the back side
    dorsal
  5. the upper portion, or that which is above
    superior
  6. the lower portion, or that which is below
    inferior
  7. the forward surface of towards the front
    anterior
  8. the rear surface or towards the rear
    posterior
  9. refers to the location nearer the midline that other location
    medial
  10. refers to a location farther from the midline that another location
    lateral
  11. nearer the main axis of the body, or nearer the point or attachment
    proximal
  12. away from the main axis of the body, or away from the point of attachment
    distal
  13. at or near the surface
    superficial
  14. away from the surface
    deep
  15. a plane that extends from left to right and from dorsal to ventral, giving cranial and caudal portions
    transverse or cross
  16. a plane that extends from cranial to caudal; longitudinal and transverse planes intersect ar right angles
    longitudinal
  17. a longitudinal plane that divides the body into right and left portions
    sagittal
  18. a longitudinal plane that passes through the midline to divide the body into right and left halves
    midsagittal
  19. a longitudinal plane that extends from left to right and cranial to caudal, giving dorsal and ventral portions
    frontal or coronal
  20. a deep pit pr socket in the maxillae or mandible
    alveolus
  21. the junction of two bones
    articulation
  22. ear-shaped
    auricular
  23. cleft into two parts or branches
    bifid
  24. a passageway through a bone
    canal, meatus
  25. a little head
    capitulum
  26. a spiral structure like a seashell
    concha
  27. a large, smooth, rounded articulating oval structure
    condyle
  28. describing a projection like a crow's beak
    coracoid
  29. describing a triangular projection ending in a sharp point
    coronoid
  30. associated with or a part of the ribs
    costal
  31. a narrow, prominent ridgelike projection
    crest
  32. perforated like a sieve
    cribriform
  33. wedge-shaped
    cuneiform
  34. half a facet, part of an articular surface shared by two adjacent bones
    demifacet
  35. the middle portion of a long bone, the shaft
    diaphysis
  36. a projection adjacent to a condyle
    epicondyle
  37. the end of a long bone
    epiphysis
  38. a small, flat, shallow articulating surface
    facet
  39. a narrow, slit-like opening through a bone
    fissure
  40. a rounded passageway through a bone
    foramen
  41. a flattened or shallow depression
    fossa
  42. a small depression
    fovea
  43. shaped like a shallow socket
    glenoid
  44. a prominent, rounded epiphysis
    head
  45. a gap
    hiatus
  46. a thin, flat plate
    lamina
  47. a low rigde, less prominent than a crest
    line
  48. a club-shaped or hammer-shaped process
    malleoulus
  49. breast-shaped
    mastoid
  50. a passageway through a bone
    meatus, canal
  51. a constricted portion adjacent to a head
    neck
  52. an indentation or V-shaped depression
    notch
  53. associated with the nape of the neck
    nuchal
  54. a supported column or stalk
    pedicle
  55. like a rock
    petrous
  56. any marked bony prominence
    process
  57. a high place
    promontory
  58. winglike
    pterygoid
  59. an angular extension of a bone relative the rest of the structure; a branch
    ramus
  60. a partition
    septum
  61. a cavity or hollow space in bone
    sinus
  62. a pointed, slender process
    spine
  63. flat, scalelike
    squamous
  64. pointed, pen-like
    styloid
  65. a narrow groove
    sulcus
  66. the line of union in an immovable articulation
    suture
  67. a massive, rough projection found only on the femur
    trochanter
  68. a smooth, grooved pulley-like articular process
    trochlea
  69. a small, round projection
    tubercle
  70. a large, rough projection
    tuberosity
  71. shaped like a sword
    xiphoid

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