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Flashcards in Bone Markings (Terminology) Deck (18):
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Meatus

Canal-like passageway

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Sinus

Cavity within a bone

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Fossa

Shallow, basin-like depression

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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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Tuberosity

Rounded, prominent projection

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Crest

Narrow, prominent ridge of bone

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Trochanter

Large, blunt, irregular surface

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Line

Narrow, smaller ridge of bone

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Tubercle

Rounded, smaller projection

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Epicondyle

Raised area above a condyle

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Spine

Sharp, slender 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 articular surface

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Condyle

Rounded articular projection

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Ramus

Arm-like bar of bone