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Bones & Bone Markings

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Irregular bones
: many facial bones, spinal and
pelvic vertebrae
Flat bones
: ribs, shoulder bones, certain skull
bones
Sesamoid bones
: inside tendons near joints in the knees, hands, and feet
Short bones
: wrist and ankle bones
Long bones
arm, forearm, thigh, leg, palms, soles,fingers, toes
crest
ridge
facet
smooth, flat surface of articulation
Foramen
= passage
through a bone
Fossa
= hollow area or
depression
Epicondyle
= eminence superior to a condyle
Condyle
= rounded
articular surface
linea
linear elevation
malleolous
rounded prominence, ie ankle
notch
indentation
process
spinous projection
protuberance
projection
spine
thorn-like
trochanter
blunt like projection
tubercle
small raised eminence
Tuberosity
= large rounded elevation
ball and socket
= shoulders and hips
gliding/plane
wrist and ankles
hinge
in elbow and phalanges
pivot
= between proximal ends of radius and ulna
Saddle
= between carpal and metacarpal bones
Condyloid/ellipsoidal
= between metacarpals and phalanges