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Bone terminology

QuestionAnswer
tunnel like opening through a bone usually for blood vessels or nerves Canal
A large articulating process that helps make a joint condyle
ridge like projection on a bone crest
the bone shaft. Site of primary ossification and composed of compact bone. diaphysis
projection near the condyle but not part of the articulation epicondyle
Growth plate, found nearthe metaphysis and epiphysis epiphyseal plate
End regions of long bones where secondary ossification occurs and is composed of spongy bone epiphysis
flat surface or flat articulation facet
a hole or opening in the bone formen
a tiny pit or depression fovea
a depression in the bone fossa
expanded or rounded articulating end of the epiphysis. Usually the proximal end and often connected to the shaft by a neck head
a short tunnel through the bone meatus
general term for any projection or bump on the bone process
An air filled bone cavity that lightens the skull and creates sound resonance sinus
a long thin thornlike projection or sparp ridge spine
a fixed joint that holds the cranial bones together suture
a large projection or bump on the end of a long bone trochanter
A small knoblike projection or process on a bone tubercle
A rough surfaced projection or bump on a bone tuberosity
soft spots on the fetal or baby skull where connective tissue has not yet turned to bone fontanel
projection in the ankle area malleolus
Created by: ksauder