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Tuberosity

Large rounded projections, may be roughened

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Crest

Narrow ridge of bone, usually prominent

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Trochanter

Very larger, blunt, irregularly shaped process

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Line

Narrow ridge of bone, less prominent than a 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

A sharp slender, often pointed projection

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Process

Any bony prominence

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Head

Bony expansion carried on a narrow neck

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Facet

Smooth, nearly flat articulate surface

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Condyle

Rounded articular projection

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Ramus

Arm like bar of bone

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Groove

Furrow

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Fissure

Narrow slit like opening

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Foramen

Round or oval opening through a bone

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Notch

Indentation at the edge of a structure

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Meatus

Canal like passage way

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Sinus

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

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Fossa

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

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