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Bony Landmark

Bony Landmarks

Foramen An opening in bone that contains blood vessels, nerves or ligaments.
Fossa A depression, or hollow surface
Groove A ditchlike indentation that contains a tendon or blood vessel.
Condyle Rounded knuckle-like projections
Facet Flat or very shallow articular surface (small)
Head Rounded articular projection, beyond a narrow, necklike portion of bone,
Crest A narrow, sharp ridge-like projection
Epicondyle A projection on top of a condyle
Line Less Prominent ridge
Spine Long, thin projection
Trochanter Very large prominence for muscle attachment
Tubercle Small, rounded projection
Tuberosity Large, rounded projection
Suture An interlocking line of union between two bones
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