Surface features of bones Chap. 10

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non articulating surfaces: trochanter

Very large, irregularly shaped process found only on femur
greater (answer) of the femur

Sites of muscle and ligament attachment: tubercle

small, rounded process
(answer) of the femur

Sites of muscle and ligament attachment: tuberosity

large, rounded process
(answer) of the humerus

projections that form joints: condyle

rounded, articulating knob
(answer) of the humerus

projections that form joints: head

prominent, rounded, articulating end of a bone
(answer) of femur

sites for blood vessel, nerve, and duct passage: foramen

rounded opening through and nerves a bone to accommodate blood vessels
(answer) of the skull through which cranial nerves pass

sites for blood vessel, nerve, and duct passage: fissure

narrow, slitlike opening
(answer) of the sphenoid bone

sites for blood vessel, nerve, and duct passage: meatus

opening or passage into a bone
external auditory (answer) of the temporal bone

sites for blood vessel, nerve, and duct passage: sinus

cavity or hollow space in a bone
cavity of the front (answer) containing a duct that carries secretions of the upper part of the nasal cavity

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