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tuberosity

large, rounded projection; may be roughened

crest

narrow ridge of bone; usually prominent

trochanter

very large, blunt, irregularity shaped

line

narrow ridge of bone; less prominent than a chest

tubercle

small, rounded projection or process

lepicondyle

raised area on or above a condyle

spine

sharp, slender, often pointed projection

process

any bony prominence

head

bony expansion carried on a narrow neck

facet

smooth, nearly flat articular service

condyle

rounded articular projection

rasmus

armlike bar of bone

meatus

canal-like passageway

sinus

cavity within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane

fossa

shallow, baseline depression in a bone, often serving as an articular service

groove

furrow

fissure

narrow, slitlike opening

foramen

round or oval opening through a bone

subdivisions

axial appendicular

5 functions of bones

support protect movement storage bone cell formation

How many bones in the human body?

206

compact

smooth

spongy

needle like

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