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bone markings

bone markings
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condyle
rounded articular projection
crest
narrow ridge of bone, usually prominent
epicondyle
raised area on or above condyle
facet
smooth, nearly flat articular surface
fissure
narrow, slit-like opening
foramen
round or oval opening through a bone
fossa
shallow, basin-like depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface
groove
furrow
head
bony expansion carried on a narrow neck
line
narrow ridge of bone, less prominent than a crest
meatus
canal-like passage
process
prominence or projection
ramus
arm-like bar of bone
sinus
space w/in a bone, filled with air & lined w/mucous membrane
spine
sharp, slender, often pointed projection
trochanter
very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process
tubercle
small rounded projection or process
tuberosity
large rounded projection; may be roughened