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Flashcards in Bone Surface Features Deck (19):
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any projection or bump

process

2

an extension of a bone making an angle with the rest of the structure

ramus

3

a large, rough projection

trochanter

4

a smaller, rough projection

tuberosity

5

a small, rounded projection

tubercle

6

a prominent ridge

crest

7

a low ridge

line

8

a pointed or narrow process

spine

9

the expanded articular end with f an epiphysis, separated from the shaft by a neck

head

10

a narrow connection between the epiphysis and the diaphysis

neck

11

a smooth, rounded articular process

condyle

12

a smooth, grooved articular process shaped like a pulley

trochlea

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a small, flat articular surface

facet

14

a shallow depression

fossa

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a narrow groove

sulcus

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a rounded passageway for blood vessels or nerves

foramen

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a passageway through the substance of a bone

canal or meatus

18

an elongated cleft

fissure

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a chamber within a bone, normally filled with air

sinus or antrum