Bones & Bone Markings

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Irregular bones

: many facial bones, spinal and
pelvic vertebrae

Flat bones

: ribs, shoulder bones, certain skull
bones

Sesamoid bones

: inside tendons near joints in the knees, hands, and feet

Short bones

: wrist and ankle bones

Long bones

arm, forearm, thigh, leg, palms, soles,fingers, toes

crest

ridge

facet

smooth, flat surface of articulation

Foramen

= passage
through a bone

Fossa

= hollow area or
depression

Epicondyle

= eminence superior to a condyle

Condyle

= rounded
articular surface

linea

linear elevation

malleolous

rounded prominence, ie ankle

notch

indentation

process

spinous projection

protuberance

projection

spine

thorn-like

trochanter

blunt like projection

tubercle

small raised eminence

Tuberosity

= large rounded elevation

ball and socket

= shoulders and hips

gliding/plane

wrist and ankles

hinge

in elbow and phalanges

pivot

= between proximal ends of radius and ulna

Saddle

= between carpal and metacarpal bones

Condyloid/ellipsoidal

= between metacarpals and phalanges

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