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Bone Markings II

processes or projections extend beyond or project out from the main body of a bone
facet small, smooth-surfaced articular process
hamulus hook-shaped process
head expanded end of a long bone
horn hornlike process
line linear elevation; not as prominent as a crest
malleolus club-shaped process
protuberance projecting prominence
spine sharp process
styloid long, pointed process
trochanter either of the two large, rounded, and elevated processes of the proximal femur
tubercle small, rounded, and elevated process
tuberosity large, rounded, and elevated process
depressions hollow or depressed areas
fissure cleft or deep groove
foramen hole in a bone for transmission of vessels and nerves
fossa pit, fovea, or hollow space
groove shallow linear channel
meatus tubelike passageway
notch indentation in the border of a bone
sinus recess, groove, cavity, or hollow space
sulcus furrow or trench
Created by: barbarabenson