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Name of Bone Marking

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Tuberosity
Large, rounded projection; may be roughened
Crest
Narrow ridge of bone; usually prominent
Trochanter (tro-kan'ter)
Very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process. (the only examples are the femur)
Line
Narrow ridge of bone; less prominent than a crest
Tubercle (too'ber-kl)
Small, rounded projection or process
Epicondyle
Raised area on or above a condyle
Spine
Sharp, slender, often pointed projection
Head
Body expansion carried on a narrow neck
Facet
Smooth, nearly flat articular surface
Candyle (kon'dil)
Rounded articular projection
Ramus (ra'mus)
armlike bar of a bone
Meatus (me-a'tus)
Cana-like passageway
Sinus
Cavity within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane
Fossa (fos'ah)
shallow, basinlike depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface
Groove
furrow
Fissure
narrow, slitlike opening
Faramen (fo-ra'men)
round or oval opening though a bone