Bone Features

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wormian bone
found on the skull at the occipital end, part of the lambdoind suture
process
a projection of bone like a small finger
ramus
an extension of a bone making an angle to the rest of the bone
trochanter
a large, rough projection
tuberosity
a small, rough projection
tubercle
a small, rounded projection
crest
a prominent ridge
line
a low ridge of bone usually cause by a muscle pulling on an attachment to the bone
spine
a pointed process
head
an expanded articular end of an epiphysis, separated from the shaft by a narrower neck
condyle
a smooth , somewhat rounded articular process
trochlea
a smooth, grooved articulation process shaped like a pulley
facet
a small, flat articular surface
fossa
a shallow depression
foramen
a rounded passageway for blood vessels or nerves
fissure
an elongated cleft
meatus
an entrance to a canal leading through the substance of a bone
sinus or antrum
a chamber within a bone, normally filled with air
axial skeleton
80 bones which include the skull (cranium 8, face 14, hyoid 1, auditory ossicles 6), thoracic cage (sternum 3, ribs 24), vertebral column (24 vertebrae, sacrum 1(5 fused), coccyx 1 (5 fused)
appendicular skeleton
bones of the arms and legs