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CH 6: Bone Marking

From pg.132 Table 6.1 Human Anatomy 5th Ed. (International Edition) Marieb, Mallatt, Wilhelm
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Tuberosity
Projection: Large rounded projection of bone; may be roughened
Crest
Projection: Narrow ridge of bone; usually prominent
Trochanter
Projection: Very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process (the only examples are on the femur)
Line
Projection: Narrow ridge of bone; less prominent than a crest
Tubercle
Projection: Small rounded projection or process
Epicondyle
Projection: Raised area on or above a condyle
Spine
Projection: Sharp, slender, often pointed projection
Process
Projection: Any bony prominence
Head
Surface: Bony expansion carried on a narrow neck
Facet
Surface: Smooth, nearly flat articular surface
Condyle
Surface: Rounded articular projection, often articulates with a corresponding fossa
Foramen
Depression/Opening: Round or oval opening through a bone
Groove
Depression/Opening: A furrow
Fissure
Depression/Opening: Narrow slit-like opening
Notch
Depression/Opening: Indentation at the edge of a structure
Fossa
Depression/Opening: Shallow basinlike depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface
Meatus
Depression/Opening: Canal-like passageway
Sinus
Depression/Opening: Cavity within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane