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Large, rounded projection

tuberosity

2

Narrow ridge of bone thats usually prominent

crest

3

Very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process

Trochanter

4

Narrow ridge of bone less prominent than a crest

Line

5

small rounded projection or process

tubercle

6

raised area at or above a condyle

epicondyle

7

sharp, slender, often pointed projection

spine

8

arm-like bar of bone

ramus

9

bony expansion carried on a neck

head

10

smooth, nearly flat articular surface

facet

11

rounded articular projection

condyle

12

canal-like passage way

meatus

13

cavity within a bone that has air and is lined with a mucous membrane

sinus

14

shallow, basin-like depression in a bone. Often serves as an articular surface

fossa

15

slit-like furrow

groove

16

narrow slit-like opening

fissure

17

round or oval opening in a bone

foramen