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Bone Features

Names / Descriptions of Bone Features

Condyle A rounded process of bone, usually at articular end
Cornu A hornlike process on bone
Coracoid A beaklike process
Crest A ridge like process
Epicondyle A projection above a condyle
Facet A small, smooth-surfaced process for articulation
Fossa A depression in a bone
Hamulus A hook like process on a bone
Head Expanded end of a long bone, usually rounded
Base Expanded end of a long bone
Malleolus Club-shaped process
Protuberance Bony projection
Spine sharp process
Styloid Long, pointed process
Tubercle Small, rounded, elevated process
Tuberosity Large, rounded, elevated process
Trochanter Large, rounded, and elevated process located at the junction of the neck and shaft of the femur
Foramen Hole in bone for transmission of blood vessels and nerves
Sinus Recess, groove, cavity, or hollow space
Sulcus Furrow, trench or fissure like depression
Fissure Cleft or groove
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