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22 terms

bone marking chapter 8

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angle
a corner
body
the main portion of a bone
condyle
rounded bump; usually fits into a fossa on another bone,forming a joint
crest
moderately raised ridge; generally a site for muscle attachment
facet
flat surface that forms a joint with another facet or flat bone
fissure
long, crack-like hole for blood vessels and nerves
foramen
round hole for vessels and nerves
fossa
depression; often receives an articulating bone
head
distinct epiphysis on a long bone, separated from the shaft by a narrowed portion
line
similar to a crest but not raised as much
margin
edge of a flat bone or flat portion of edge of a flat area
meatus
tube-like opening or channel
neck
a narrowed portion, usually at the base of a head
notch
a v-like depression in the margin or edge of a flat area
process
a raised area or projection
ramus
curved portion of a bone, like a ram's horn
sinus
cavity within a bone
spine
similar to a crest but raised more; a sharp, pointed process; for muscle attachment
sulcus
groove or elongated depression
trochanter
large bump for muscle attachment
tuberosity
oblong, raised bump, usually for muscle attachment; small tuberosity is called a tubercle
epicondyle
bump near a condyle; often gives the appearance of a "bump on a bump"; for muscle attachment