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Skeletal Quiz #2

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Condyle
rounded projection that articulates with another bone
Epicondyle
small projection on or above a condyle
Facet
Smooth, nearly flat articulate surface
Fissure
narrow passageway
Foramen
a hole
fossa
a depression or dent
fovea
a pit
head
generally larger end of a long bone
meatus
a canal
process
any projection on a bone
sinus
a cavity or hollow space within a bone
spine
a ridge on the top of a bone
suture
a line that joins two bones
trochanter
a large, somewhat blunt process
tuberosity
a medium process
abduction
moving extremity laterally (away from midline)
adduction
moving extremity toward medial plane
circumduction
moving in a cone-shaped path
depression
opening of mouth, lowering of shoulders
inversion
soles of feet face each other
elevation
closing mouth, raising shoulders (upward)
eversion
soles of feet face away from each other
Flexion
bring two end portions of extremity closer together
pronation
moving palms to face backward
protraction
protruding or pushing forward
retraction
drawing backward
rotation
partial revolving of body part on part's axis
bursae
act as cushion between joints
diarthroses
freely movable joints
amphiarthroses
slightly movable joints
synarthroses
immovable joints
Crest
sharp projection or bony ridge
tubercle
a small, rounded process