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Process

Any projection or bump

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Ramus (plural = rami)

An extension of a bone making an angle to the rest of the structure

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Trochanter

A large, rough projection

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Tuberosity

A smaller, rough projection (smaller than a trochanter)

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Tubercle

A small, rounded projection (smaller than a tuberosity)

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Crest

A prominent ridge

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Line

A low ridge or border (less prominent than a crest)

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Spine

A pointed process

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Epicondyle

A projection above a condyle

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Head

An expanded, rounded articular end, usually supported on the neck of a bone

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Condyle

A smooth, rounded articular process

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Trochlea

A smooth, grooved articular process, shaped like a pulley

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Facet

A small, flat articular surface

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Fossa (fossae)

A shallow, basin-like depression

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Sulcus (sulci)

A narrow groove

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Foramen (foramina)

A rounded passageway, usually for blood vessels or nerves

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Canal

A large-diameter passageway through the substance of a bone

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Meatus

A tube-like passageway

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Fissure

An elongated cleft or slit

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Sinus or antrum

A chamber within a bone, usually filled with air