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Bone Markings

Articulation: large, smooth, rounded oval structure Condyle
Articulation: small, flat shallow articulating surface Facet
Articulation: Prominent, rounded epiphysis Head
Articulation: Smooth, grooved, pulley-like articular process Trochlea
Depression: Deep pit or socket in the maxillae or mandible Alveolus, alveoli
Depression: flattened or shallow depression Fossa, fossae
Depression: narrow groove Sulcus
Projection: narrow, prominent, ridgelike projection Crest
Projection: projection adjacent to a condyle Epicondyle
Projection: low ridge Line
Projection: any marked bony prominence Process
Projection: angular extension of a bone relative to the rest of the structure Ramus, rami
Projection: pointed, slender process Spine
Projection: massive, rough projection found only on the femur Trochanter
Projection: Small, round projection Tubercle
Projection: Large, rough projection Tuberosity
Openings and spaces: passageway through a bone Canal
Openings and spaces: narrow, slit-like opening through a bone Fissure
Openings and spaces: rounded passageway through a bone Foramen, foramina
Openings and spaces: cavity or hollow space in a bone Sinus
Created by: xoxoUT



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