Flashcards in Exam 1 - Bone Surface Features Deck (20)
What are the four basic surface feature categores
What are the types of osseous elevations?
What are the types of ossseous linear elevation?
What are the types of rounded osseous elevations?
What is the definition of an osseous trochanter?
a large, blunt projection from the surface of bone with a significant base and height
What is the definition of an osseous malleolus?
a hammerhead-like elevation on the surface of a bone
What are the catefories of sharp osseous elevations?
What are the categories of osseous depressions?
What are the categories of rounded osseous depressions?
What is the definition of an osseous fovea?
a shallow depression of variable circumference on the surface of bone
What are the names given to openings on the surface of bone?
What is the definitino of an osseous hiatus?
an irregular opening on the surface of bone
What are the names given to osseous ostia which completely penetrate bone?
What is the definition of an osseous foramen?
an ostium passing completely through a thin region of bone
What is the definition of an osseous canal?
an ostium passing completely through a thick region of bone
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?
What is the definition of an osseous fissure?
an irregular slit-like / crack-like appearance between the surfaces of adjacent bones
What are the categories of osseous facets?
What are the categories of rounded osseous facets?