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What are the 4 types of bone markings?

projection, articulation, opening, depression

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What 2 skeletal structures have a depression marking?

fossa, fovea

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What 5 skeletal structures have an articulation?

condyle, facet, fontanel, head, suture

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What 3 skeletal structures have an opening?

foramen, meatus, sinus

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What 7 skeletal structures have a projection?

crest, epicondyle, process, spine, trochanter, tubercle, tuberosity

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A rounded process that usually articulates with another bone

condyle

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A narrow, ridgelike projection

crest

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A projection situated above a condyle

epicondyle

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a small, nearly flat surface

facet

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A soft spot in the skull where membranes cover the space between bones

fontanel

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An opening through a bone that usually is a passageway for blood vessels, nerves, or ligaments

foramen

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A relatively deep pit or depression

fossa

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A tiny pit or depression

fovea

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An enlargement on the end of a bone

head

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A tubelike passageway within a bone

meatus

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A prominent projection on a bone

process

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A cavity within a bone

sinus

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A thornlike projection

spine

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An interlocking line of union between bones

suture

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A relatively large process

trochanter

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A small, knoblike process

Tubercle

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A knoblike process usually larger than a tubercle

tuberosity