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Bone Markings

What are the projections for muscle attachments? 7 Tuberosity, crest, trochanter, line, tubercle, epicondyle, and spine
what are the projections that form joints? 4 Head, facet, condyle, and ramus
what are the depressions and openings? 6 meatus, sinus, fossa, groove, fissure, and foramen
Tuberosity large, rounder projection
crest narrow ridge of bone
trochanter very large, blunt, irregularly-shaped process
line narrow ridge of bone less prominent than a crest
tubercle small, rounded projection or process
epicondyle raised area above a condyle
spine sharp, slender projection
head bony expansion on a narrow neck
facet smooth, nearly flat surface
condyle rounded articular projection
ramus arm like bar of bone
meatus canal like opening
sinus cavity within a bone
fossa shallow basin like depression in a bone
groove furrow
fissure narrow, slit like opening
foramen round or oval opening through a bone
Created by: mchuan



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