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Bone marking words


narrow, cleft-like opening between adjacent bones through which blood vessels or nerves pass fissure
space between the skull bones at birth, filled with dense fibrous connective tissue fontanel
opening through which blood vessels, nerves, or ligaments pass foramen
depression in/on a bone fossa
groove that accommodates a soft structure such a blood vessel, nerve, or tendon sulcus
tube like passageway within a bone meatus
air-filled cavity within a bone that connects to the nasal cavity paranasal sinus
large, rounded articular prominence condyle
smooth, flat surface (a snap) facet
rounded articular projection supported on the constricted portion (neck) of a bone head
prominent border or ridge crest
prominence above a condyle epicondyle
less prominent ridge than a crest linea (line)
sharp, slender process spinous process
very large projection found only in the femur trochanter
small, rounded process tubercle
large, rounded usually roughened process tuberosity
Created by: kawaiiworld4791