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bone features 1

classification of bone features

Condyle large round articular process
process projection or prominence of bone
facet smooth, flat surface
head enlarged portion of the end of the bone
ramus branch or extension of bone
processes that help form joints condyle, facet, head, ramus
crest narrow ridge
epicondyle process on or above a condyle
Linea (line) narrow ridge (less prominent than a crest)
spine sharp or pointed process (spinous process)
trochanter large, irregularly shaped process (only on femur)
tubercle small, knob-like process
tuberosity large, knob-like process
process that provide for attachment of muscles and ligaments crest, epicondyle, linea, spine, trochanter, tubercle, tuberosity
fissure narrow opening
foramen round opening (hole)
fossa shallow opening
fovea pit like depression
fontanel membrane covered spaces btw skull bones
meatus tube-like passageway
sinus interior cavity
sulcus (or groove) long, narrow depression
depressions/opening (may provide passageway for blood vessels and nerves) fissure, foramen, fossa, fovea, fontanel, meatus, sinus, sulcus
Created by: berghau2