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Bone identifications

QuestionAnswer
ELEVATIONS & PROJECTIONS (GEN) - PROCESS any projection or bump
ELEVATIONS & PROJECTIONS (GEN) - RAMUS an extension of a bone making an angle to the rest of the structure
PROCESSES FORMED WHERE TENDONS AND LIGAMENTS ATTACH - TROCHANTER a large, rough projection
PROCESSES FORMED WHERE TENDONS AND LIGAMENTS ATTACH - TUBEROSITY a rough projection
PROCESSES FORMED WHERE TENDONS AND LIGAMENTS ATTACH - TUBERCLE a small, rounded projection
PROCESSES FORMED WHERE TENDONS AND LIGAMENTS ATTACH - CREST a prominent ridge
PROCESSES FORMED WHERE TENDONS AND LIGAMENTS ATTACH - LINE a low ridge
PROCESSES FORMED WHERE TENDONS AND LIGAMENTS ATTACH - SPINE a pointed process
PROCESSES FORMED FOR ARTICULATION W ADJACENT BONES - HEAD the expanded articular end of an epiphysis, often separated from the shaft by a narrower neck
PROCESSES FORMED FOR ARTICULATION W ADJACENT BONES - NECK a narrower connection between the epiphysis and diaphysis
PROCESSES FORMED FOR ARTICULATION W ADJACENT BONES - CONDYLE a smooth, rounded articular process
PROCESSES FORMED FOR ARTICULATION W ADJACENT BONES - TROCHLEA a smooth, grooved articular process shaped like a pulley
PROCESSES FORMED FOR ARTICULATION W ADJACENT BONES - FACET a small, flat articular surface
DEPRESSIONS - FOSSA a shallow depression
DEPRESSIONS - SULCUS a narrow groove
OPENINGS - FORAMEN a rounded passageway for blood vessels and/or nerves
OPENINGS - FISSURE an elongated clect
OPENINGS - MEATUS OR CANAL a passageway through the substance of a bone
OPENINGS - SINUS OR ANTRUM a chamber with in a bone, normally filled with air
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