Anatomy Skeletal System pg. 142 (table)

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condyle

a rounded process that usually articulates with another bone

crest

a narrow, ridgelike projection

epicondyle

a projection situated above a condyle

facet

a small, nearly flat surface

fontanel

a soft spot in the skull where membranes cover the space between bones

foramen

an opening through a bone that usually is a passageway for blood vessels, nerves, or ligaments

fossa

a relatively deep pit or depression

fovea

a tiny pit or depression

head

an enlargement on the end of the bone

meatus

a tubelike passageway within a bone

process

a prominent projection on a bone

sinus

a cavity within a bone

spine

a thornlike projection

suture

an interlocking line of union between bones

trochanter

a relatively large process

tubercle

a small, knoblike process

tuberosity

a knoblike process usually larger than a tubercle

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