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Crest

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Narrow ridge of bone, usually prominent

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Tuberosity

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Large rounded projections, may be roughened

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Trochanter

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Very larger, blunt, irregularly shaped process

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Line

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Narrow ridge of bone, less prominent than a crest

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Tubercle

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Small rounded projection or process

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Epicondyle

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Raised area on or above a condyle

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Spine

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A sharp slender, often pointed projection

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Process

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Any bony prominence

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Head

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Bony expansion carried on a narrow neck

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Facet

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Smooth, nearly flat articulate surface

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Condyle

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Rounded articular projection

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Ramus

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Arm like bar of bone

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Groove

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Furrow

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Fissure

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Narrow slit like opening

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Foramen

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Round or oval opening through a bone

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Notch

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Indentation at the edge of a structure

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Meatus

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Canal like passage way

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Sinus

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Bone cavity, filled with air and lined with a mucus membrane

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Fossa

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

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