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What are the four basic surface feature categories?

Elevations, depressions, tunnels or passageways & facets

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What are the types of osseous elevations?

Linear, round and sharp

3

What are types of osseous linear elevations?

The line, ridge, and crest

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What are types of rounded osseous elevations?

Tubercle, protuberance, trochanter, tuber or tuberosity and malleolus

5

What is the definition of an osseous trochanter?

a large, blunt projection from the surface of bone with a significant base and height

6

What is the definition of an osseous malleolus?

a hammerhead-like elevation on the surface of bone

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What are categories of sharp osseous elevations?

Spine & Process

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What are the categories of osseous depresions?

Linear and rounded depressions

9

What are the categories of osseous linear depression?

Notch or incisure, groove and sulcus

10

What are the categories of rounded osseous depressions?

The fovea and fossa

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What are the names given to openings on the surface of bone?

Ostium or orfice and hiatus

12

What is the definition of an osseous hiatus?

An irregular opening on the surface of a bone

13

What are the names given to osseous ostia which completely penetrate bone?

Foramen or canal

14

What is the definition of an osseous canal

an ostium passing completely through a thick region of bone

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What is the name given to an ostium which does not completely penetrate through a region of bone but appears as a blind-ended passageway?

Meatus

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What is the definition of an osseous fissure?

An irregular slit-like or crack-like appearance between the surfaces of adjacent bones

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What are the categories of osseous facets?

Flat facets and rounded facets

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What are the categories of rounded osseous facets?

Articular heads and articular condyles

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What is the definition of an osseous condyle?

A knuckle-shaped surface on a bone for osseous articulation