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condyle

large, smooth, rounded articulating oval structure: articulating surface

facet

small, flat, shallow articulating surface: articulating surface

head

prominent, rounded epiphysis: articulating surface

trochlea

smooth, grooved, pulley-like articular process: articulating surface

alveolus

deep pit or socket in the maxillae or mandible: depression

fossa

flattened or shallow depression: depression

sulcus

narrow groove: depression

crest

narrow, prominent, ridge-like projection: projection for tendon and ligament attachment

epicondyle

projection adjacent to a condyle: projection for tendon and ligament attachment

line

low ridge: projection for tendon and ligament attachment

process

any marked bony prominence: projection for tendon and ligament attachment

ramus

angular extension of a bone relative to the rest of the structure: projection for tendon and ligament attachment

spine

pointed, slender process: projection for tendon and ligament attachment

trochanter

massive, rough projection found only on the femur: projection for tendon and ligament attachment

tubercle

small, round projection: projection for tendon and ligament attachment

tuberosity

large, rough projection: projection for tendon and ligament attachment

canal

passageway through a bone: opening or space

fissure

narrow, slit-like opening through a bone: opening or space

foramen

rounded passageway through a bone: opening or space

sinus

cavity or hollow space in a bone: opening or space

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