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Flashcards in Ex. 2-Bone Markings Deck (19):
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Crest

Narrow ridge of bone; usually prominent

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Trochanter

Very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process (femur)

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Line

Narrow ridge of bone; less prominent

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Tubercle

Small rounded projection or process

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Epicondyle

Raised area on or above a condyle

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Spine

Sharp, slender, often pointed projection

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Process

Any bony prominence

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Tuberosity

Large rounded projection; may be roughened

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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

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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 bone

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Notch

Indentation at the edge of a structure

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Meatus

Canal-like passageway

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Sinus

Cavity within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane

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Fossa

Shallow, basin-like depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface