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Clinical Kinesiology Chapter 2 Bone Markings ONLY

A hole through which blood vessels, nerves, and ligaments pass: foramen ex) vertebral foramen of cervical vertebra
A hollow or depression: fossa ex) glenoid fossa of scapula
Ditchlike groove containing a tendon or blood vessel: groove ex) Bicipital (intercondylar) groove of humerus
A canal or tube-like opening in a bone: meatus ex) External auditory meatus
An air-filled cavity within a bone: sinus ex)Frontal sinus in frontal bone
A round, knuckle-like projection: condyle ex)Medial condyle of femur
A projecting, prominent part of bone: eminence ex)Intercondylar eminence of tibia
A flat or shallow articular surface: facet ex)Articular facet of rib
A rounded articular projection beyond a narrow, neck-like portion of the bone: head ex)Femoral head
A sharp ridge or border: crest ex)Iliac crest of hip
A prominence above or on a condyle: epicondyle ex)Medial epicondyle of humerus
A less prominent ridge: line ex)Linea aspera of femur
A long, thin projection: spine ex) Scapular spine
A small, rounded projection: tubercle ex)Greater tubercle of humerus
A large, rounded projection: tuberosity ex)Ischial tuberosity
A very large prominence for muscle attachment: trochanter ex)Greater trochanter of femur
Created by: taranorwood