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Flashcards in Terminology Deck (15):
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Fissure

Narrow split like opening

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Foramen

Hole in bone

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Sinus

bone cavity filled with air lined with mucous membrane

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Tuberosity

large round projection

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Trochanter

large blunt irregular shaped process (femur only)

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Tublercle

small rounded projection

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Ramus

arm like bone

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Facel

smooth nearly flat articulation surface

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Meatus

Canal like passage

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Fossa

shallow depression in bone serving as an articulation surface

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process

sticking out from bone for muscle attachment

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condyle

rounded articulation projection (joint)

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epicondyle

rise above or on a condyle

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lina

narrow ridge of bone (muscle attachment)

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crest

narrow ridge of bone