Landmarks of Articulation
Condyle, Facet, and Head
Smooth, rounded knob
Smooth, flat, slightly concave or convex articular surface
Prominent expanded end of bone;sometimes rounded
Process, Spine, Tuberosity, Tubercle, and Epicondyle
Any bone prominence
Sharp, slender, and narrow process
small rounded process
projection superior to a condyle
depressions, or flat surfaces
Foramen, and sinus
spaces or openings
hole through a bone, usually rounded
shallow; broad, or elongated basin
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
when a process articulates with another bone; structure on the temporal bone
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