projecting corner of a bone. ex- mandibular angle
linear bony ridge, often the edge of a bone. ex- medial border of the scapula.
rounded projection that forms a joint, is knuckle shaped. ex- lateral condyle of the femur.
very prominent linear elevation. ex- iliac crest.
projection over a condyle. ex- medial epicondyle of the humerus.
small, smoooth, shallow depression articulating with another bone. ex- vertebral articular facet.
hole or opening for blood vessels and nerves to pass. ex- foramen magnum of the occipital bone.
shallow depression in a bone. ex- glenoid fossa of the scapula.
depression that accommodates a structure. ex- intertubercular groove.
rounded end of a bone. ex- fibular head
a narrow bony ridge that is less prominent than a crest. ex- superior nuchal line.
deep indentation or a narrow gap in a bone. ex- trochlear notch.
general term for any prominence or prolongation from a bone. ex- styloid process of the radius.
long branchlike bony prolongation of a bone. ex- superior pubic ramus.
elongated projection from a bone. ex- supracondylar ridge.
sharp, slender projection of a bone. ex- spine of the scapula.
large rough process only found on the femur. ex- greater trochanter.
rounded projection usually blunt and irregular. ex- lesser tubercle of the humerus.
large, rounded rough projection. ex- deltoid tuberosity.