What are the 3 depressions on a bone anatomically called?
Alveolus - Deep pit or socket in the maxillae or mandible Fossa - Flattened or shallow depression Sulcus - Narrow groove
What are the projections for a ligament called anatomically?
Crest - Narrow, prominent, ridgelike projection Epicondyle - Projection adjacent to a condyle Line - low ridge Process - Any marked bony prominence Ramus - Angular extension of a bone relative to the rest of the structure Spine - Pointed, slender process Trochanter - massive, rough projection found only on the femur Tubercle - Small, round projection Tuberosity - Large, rough projection
What are the openings and spaces called anatomically on a skeleton? (4)
Canal - passageway through a bone Fissure - Narrow, slit like opening through a bone Foramen - Rounded passageway through a bone Sinus - Cavity or hollow space in a bone
What is Cleft lip?
Its the incomplete fusion of facial bones. Occurs 1 per 1000 births. Swallowing and feeding problems. May affect speech.
What do our paranasal sinuses do?
Theyre lined with mucous. Warms and humidifies the air Makes skull lighter resonates sound Ethmoidal, frontal, maxillary and sphenoid sinuses