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foramen

round or oval opening through bone; DEPRESSIONS & OPENINGS

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groove

furrow; DEPRESSIONS & OPENINGS

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fissure

narrow, slit-like opening; DEPRESSIONS & OPENINGS

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notch

indentation at edge of structure; DEPRESSIONS & OPENINGS

5

fossa

shallow depression in bone, typically serves as a point of articulation; DEPRESSIONS & OPENINGS

6

meatus

canal-like passageway; DEPRESSIONS & OPENINGS

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sinus

cavity filled with air and lined with mucous membrane; DEPRESSIONS & OPENINGS

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condyle

rounded articular projection, often corresponding with a fossa; JOINT-FORMING SURFACES

9

head

bony expansion on a narrow neck; JOINT-FORMING SURFACES

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facet

smooth, nearly flat articular surface JOINT-FORMING SURFACES

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ramus

arm-like bar of bone (mandible); JOINT-FORMING SURFACES

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tuberosity

large, rounded, may be roughened; CT ATTACHMENT

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crest

narrow ridge of bone, typically prominent; CT ATTACHMENT

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trochanter

large, blunt, irregularly shaped (femur only); CT ATTACHMENT

15

line

narrow ridge of bone, less prominent than crest; CT ATTACHMENT

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tubercle

small rounded projection; CT ATTACHMENT

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epicondyle

raised area on or above a condyle; CT ATTACHMENT

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spine

sharp, slender projection; CT ATTACHMENT