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Flashcards in Projections Deck (13):
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Process

General projection e.g. xiphoid process of sternum

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Tuberosity

relatively large, rough area e.g. radial tuberosity of radius

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Tubercle

relatively small bump e.g. lesser tubercle of humerus

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Trochanter

large bump on femur e.g. greater trochanter of femur

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Condyle

irregular, smooth, articulation surface e.g. occipital condyles e.g. occipital condyles

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Epicondyle

bump on a condyle e.g. lateral epicondyle of femur

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Head

round articulation surface e.g. head of the ulna

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Neck

constriction below head e.g. neck of radius

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Crest

ridge e.g. anterior crest of tibia

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Line

smaller ridge e.g. gluteal line of ilium

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Facet

smooth, flat, articulation surface e.g. superior articulate facet of rib

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Spine

short and sharp projection e.g. ischial spine

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Ramus

branch e.g. superior ramus of pubis