Skeletal Quiz #2

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Condyle

rounded projection that articulates with another bone

Epicondyle

small projection on or above a condyle

Facet

Smooth, nearly flat articulate surface

Fissure

narrow passageway

Foramen

a hole

fossa

a depression or dent

fovea

a pit

head

generally larger end of a long bone

meatus

a canal

process

any projection on a bone

sinus

a cavity or hollow space within a bone

spine

a ridge on the top of a bone

suture

a line that joins two bones

trochanter

a large, somewhat blunt process

tuberosity

a medium process

abduction

moving extremity laterally (away from midline)

adduction

moving extremity toward medial plane

circumduction

moving in a cone-shaped path

depression

opening of mouth, lowering of shoulders

inversion

soles of feet face each other

elevation

closing mouth, raising shoulders (upward)

eversion

soles of feet face away from each other

Flexion

bring two end portions of extremity closer together

pronation

moving palms to face backward

protraction

protruding or pushing forward

retraction

drawing backward

rotation

partial revolving of body part on part's axis

bursae

act as cushion between joints

diarthroses

freely movable joints

amphiarthroses

slightly movable joints

synarthroses

immovable joints

Crest

sharp projection or bony ridge

tubercle

a small, rounded process

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