Bone Markings

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Process
Any projection or bump
Ramus
An extension of a bone marking making an angle with the rest of the structure.
Trochanter
A large rough projection
Tuberosity
A smaller rough projection
Tubercle
A small rounded projection.
Crest
A prominent ridge
Line
A low ridge
Spine
A pointed or narrow process
Head
The expanded articular end of an epiphysis, seperated by the shaft by a neck.
Neck
A narrow connection between the epiphysis and the diaphysis.
Condyle
A smooth rounded articular surface
Trochlea
A smooth grooved articular process shaped like a pulley.
Facet
A small flat articular surface.
Fossa
A shallow depression
Sulcus
A narrow groove
Foramen
A rounded passageway for blood vessels or nerves
Canal
A duct or channel
Meatus
A passageway through a bone
Fissure
An elongated cleft or slit
Sinus
A chamber within a bone normally filled with air