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Flashcards in Structural Support Ch 3 Deck (29):
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Aperture

opening

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canal

tunnel

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condyle

rounded projection (that articulates with another bone)

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crest

high projection or border projection.

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crista

ridge

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dens

toothlike structure

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eminence

surface projection

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facet

smooth area

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fissure

deep cleft

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foramen

hole

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fossa

trench or hollow depressed area

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fovea

small pit

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head

major protrusion (example femoral head)

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lamina

thin, flat plate

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line

low projection or ridge

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malleolus

rounded projection (distal end of tibia and fibula)

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meatus

passage or opening

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process

projection

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protuberance

projecting part

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ramus

branch or smaller structure given off by a larger structure.

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sinus

space or cavity

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spine

sharp projection

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sulcus

groove

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suture

seam

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trochanter

broad, flat projection (on femur)

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tubercle

small, rounded surface projection

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tuberosity

projecting part.

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Bony projections/ extensions
(where muscles tendons, and other bones are attached)

< condyle
< crest
< crista
< dens
< eminence
< facet
< head
< lamina
< line
< malleolus
< process
< protuberance
< ramus
< spine
< suture
< trochanter
< trochlea
< tubercle
< tuberosity

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Bony depressions
(allow bones to attach to each other or serve as passageways for blood vessels and nerves)

>aperture
>canal
>fissure
>foramen
>fossa
>fovea
>meatus
>sinus
>sulcus

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