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Aperture

Opening

1

Canal

Tunnel

2

Condylar

Rounded projection that articulates with another bone

3

Crest

High projection or border projection

4

Crista

Ridge

5

Dens

Toothlike structure

6

Eminence

Surface projection

7

Facet

Smooth area

8

Foramen

Hole

9

Fossa

Trench or hollow depressed area

10

Fovea

Small pit

11

Head

Major protrusion

12

Lamina

Thin, flat plate

13

Line

Low projection or ridge

14

Malleolus

Rounded projection distal end of tibia and fibula

15

Meatus

Passage or opening

16

Process

Projection

17

Protuberance

Projecting part

18

Ramus

Branch or smaller structure given off by a larger structure

19

Sinus

Space or cavity

20

Spine

Sharp projection

21

Sulcus

Groove

22

Suture

Seam

23

Trochanter

Broad, flat projection on femur

24

Trochlea

Pulley shaped structure in which other structures pass or articulate

25

Tubercle

Small, rounded surface projection

26

Tuberosity

Projecting part