Skeletal System Table 7.2 Bone Markings

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condyle
Rounded process that usually articulates with another bone
crest
narrow, ridge-like projection
epicondyle
A projection situated above a condyle
facet
small, nearly flat surface
fontanel
Soft spot in the skull where membranes cover the space between bones
foramen
Opening through a bone that usually is a passageway for blood vessels, nerves, or ligaments
fossa
Relatively deep pit or depression
fovea
tiny pit or depression
head
enlargement on the end of a bone
meatus
Tubelike passageway within a bone
process
prominent projection on a bone
sinus
cavity within a bone
spine
thornlike projection
sulcus
furrow or groove
suture
interlocking line of union between bones