Flashcards in Osteological terms Deck (16)
a knuckle shaped articular surface, usually present at the extremity of the bone.
a relatively small projection arising from / adjacent to the condyle of the bone
A small / large depression on the bone
an expanded and nearly rounded articular part of a bone, usually present at the proximal extremity of a long bone.
the constricted part immediately below the head
an elongated elevation on the bone
a large projection
a thin plate
a small articular surface (generally flat or slightly concave in nature)
A small pit or cuplike depression on a bone or organ
Any opening or perforation through a bone / in to a bone.
a slender or pointed projection (generally along the length of a bone.)
a faint elongated elevation on a bone. (similar to a crest)
Sulcus (Sulci)/ Groove
an elongated depression on any bone. (passage of the tendons and muscles)
A very large prominence on a bone. (always non-articular – for muscle attachment)