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Chapter 5 Bone Markings

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tuberosity
large, rounded projection; may be roughened
crest
narrow ridge of bone; usually prominent
trochanter
very large, blunt, irregularity shaped
line
narrow ridge of bone; less prominent than a chest
tubercle
small, rounded projection or process
lepicondyle
raised area on or above a condyle
spine
sharp, slender, often pointed projection
process
any bony prominence
head
bony expansion carried on a narrow neck
facet
smooth, nearly flat articular service
condyle
rounded articular projection
rasmus
armlike bar of bone
meatus
canal-like passageway
sinus
cavity within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane
fossa
shallow, baseline depression in a bone, often serving as an articular service
groove
furrow
fissure
narrow, slitlike opening
foramen
round or oval opening through a bone
subdivisions
axial appendicular
5 functions of bones
support protect movement storage bone cell formation
How many bones in the human body?
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compact
smooth
spongy
needle like