Depressions in bones

Created by natalie_936 

Upgrade to
remove ads

11 terms

Alveolus

a tooth socket

Canal

a tunnel-like, extended foramen

Fontanelle

a space between cranial bones of an infant

Foramen

an opening through a bone, usually a passage for blood vessels and nerves

fossa

a depression area, usually broad and shallow.

fovea

a pit-like, depressed area; usually smaller than a fossa.

Groove

a long pit or furrow

meatus

a short canal

sinus

a cavity within a cranial bone

sulcus

a long, wide groove.

Suture

where adjacent bones of the skull meet (articulate)

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

NEW! Voice Recording

Click the mic to start.

Create Set