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Flashcards in Depression/Hole Deck (7):
1

Foramen

shallow hole e.g. mental foramen

2

Meatus or Canal

deep hole e.g. external auditory meatus

3

Groove or Sulcus

long depression e.g. costal groove of rib

4

Fossa

shallow depression e.g. supraspinous fossa of scapula

5

Notch

deep depression e.g. subscapular notch of scapula

6

Sinus

cavity e.g. ethmoid sinuses

7

Fissure

long deep cut-out e.g. superior orbital fissure