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AXIAL SELETON

forms the central supporting axis of the skeletal system

APPENDICULAR SKELETON

includes the appendages/exremities of the skeltal system

SESAMOID BONE

bones that form within the tendons

SUTURAL(WORMIAN BONE

bones found in the skull

CRANIAL CAVITY

cavity containing the brain

CONDYLE

a rounded knob

FACET

a smooth, flat, slightly concave or convex articular surface

HEAD

prominent expanded end of a bone

PROCESSS

any bony prominence

CREST

narrow ridge

LINE

slighlty raised, elongated ridge

SPINE

sharp, slender, or narrow process

EPICONDYLE

projectuin superior to a epicondyle

TROCHANTER

massive process unique to the the femur

TUBERCLE

small, rounded process

TUBEROSITY

rough surface

ALVEOLUS

pit or socket

FOSSA

shallow, broad, or elongated basin

FOVEA

small pit

SULCUS

groove for a tendon, nerve or blood vessel

FORAMEN

hole through a bone, usually round

CANAL/MEATUS

tubular pasage or tunnel through a bone

FISSURE

slit through a bone

SINUS

spaces or cavities within a bone

CALVARIA

forms the roof and walls of the cranium

ANTERIOR CRANIAL FOSSA

part of the skull that accomodates the frontal lobe

MIIDLE CRANIAL FOSSA

part of the skull that accomodates the temporal lobe

POSTERIOR CRANIAL FOSSA

part of the skull that accomodates the cerebellum

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