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Flashcards in Bone Markings Deck (18):
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Tuberosity

Large rounded projection, may be roughned

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Crest

narrow ridge of bone, usually prominent

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trochanter

very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process

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Line

narrow ridge of bone, less prominent than crest

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Tubercle

small, rounded projection or process

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Epicondyle

raised area on or above a condyle

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Spine

sharp, slender, often pointed projection

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Process

any projection that sticks off of the bone

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Head

body expansion carried on a narrow neck

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Facet

smooth, nearly flat articular surface

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Condyle

rounded articular projection

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Ramus

Armlike bar of bone

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Meatus

canal like passageway

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Sinus

Cavity within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous membranes

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Fossa

Shallow basin like depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface

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Groove

furrow

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Fissure

Narrow slitlike opening

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Foramen

Round or oval opening through a bone