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Process

A general term for a projection from the surface of the bone

2

Tubercle

A relatively small bump on the bone

3

Tuberosity

A relatively large, rough area on the bone

4

Spine

A short, sharp projection

5

Condyle

An irregular, smooth surface that articulates with another bone

6

Epicondyle

A bump on a condyle

7

Head

A hemispheric projection that articulates with another bone

8

Neck

A constriction below the head

9

Crest

An elevated ridge of the bone

10

Line

A smaller elevation than a crest

11

Facet

A smooth, flat face

12

Trochanter

A large bump (on femur)

13

Ramus

A branch

14

Foramen

A shallow hole

15

Sinus

A cavity

16

Meatus or Canal

A deep hole

17

Fossa

A shallow depression in a hole

18

Notch

A deep cut-out

19

Groove or Sulcus

An elongated depression

20

Fissure

A long, deep cleft

21

Long bone

Arm, forearm, fingers, thigh, leg, toe bones

22

Short bone

Wrist, ankle bone

23

Flat

Cranium, pelvic girdle, pectoral girdle, sternum, rib bones

24

Irregular

Floor of the skull, facial, vertebral bones

25

Occipital

(1)
- Foramen

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Frontal

(1)

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Parietal

(2)

28

Ethmoid

(1)
- Cribriform plate ( olfactory foramina)

29

Temporal

(2)
- External acoustic (auditory) meatus

30

Sphenoid

(1)
- Sella Turcica (pituitary gland)
- Inferior orbital fissure

31

Sutures

- Coronal
- Sagittal
- Lambdoid
- Squamous

32

Flat bones (8)

- Occipital
- Frontal
- Parietal
- Ethmoid
- Temporal
- Sphenoid

33

Zygomatic

(2)
- Zygomatic arch

34

Maxilla

(2)

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Palatine

(2)

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Lacrimal

(2)

37

Nasal

(2)

38

Vomer

(1)

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Mandible

(1)
- Ramus

40

Facial bones (14)

- Zygomatic
- Maxilla
- Palatine
- Lacrimal
- Nasal
- Vomer
- Mandible