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Bios Lab quiz 3 The Skeletal System

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Landmarks of Articulation
Condyle, Facet, and Head
Smooth, rounded knob
Condyle
Smooth, flat, slightly concave or convex articular surface
Facet
Head
Prominent expanded end of bone;sometimes rounded
Elevated Landmarks
Process, Spine, Tuberosity, Tubercle, and Epicondyle
Any bone prominence
Process
Sharp, slender, and narrow process
Spine
Tuberosity
Rough surface
Tubercle
small rounded process
Epicondyle
projection superior to a condyle
depressions, or flat surfaces
Fossa
Foramen, and sinus
spaces or openings
hole through a bone, usually rounded
Foramen
Fossa
shallow; broad, or elongated basin
sinus
space of cavity within a bone
explain difference between a crest and a line
has a narrow ridge and other has elongated ridge
explain difference between a condyle and an epicondyle
has smooth rounded knob and other has projection superior to a condyle
explain difference between a foramen and a fissure
has hole through a bone usually round and other has a split through a bone
zygomatic process
when a process articulates with another bone; structure on the temporal bone