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condyle Rounded knob usually fits into a fossa on another bone to form a joint
facet a flat surface
head the prominent expanded end of a bone
crest a moderately raised ridge
epicondyle a bump superior to a condyle
process a projection or raised area
spine a sharp pointed process
trochanter a large process found only on the femur
turberosity a rough raised bump usually for muscle attachment
tubercle a small rounded process
fossa a furrow or depression
fovea a small pit
sulcus groove or elongated depression
canal a tunnel through the bone
fissure a long slit for blood vessels and nerves
foramen a round opening usually a passageway for vessels and nerves
meatus a tube like opening
sinus Cavity with a bone
name three types of abnormal spinal curvatures scoliosis, kyphosis, lordosis
what is the longest and strongest bone in the body femur
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