bone markings

  1. tuberosity(may be roughened)
  2. large rounded section
  3. crest(usually prominent)
    narrow ridge bone
  4. Trochanter
    very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process (only on femurs)
  5. Line
    narrow ridge of bone;less prominent than a crest
  6. tubercle
    small rounded projection or preocess
  7. epicondyle
    raised area on or above a condyle
  8. Spine
    sharp, slender, often pointed projection
  9. head
    body expansion carried on a narrow neck
  10. facet
    smooth, nearly flat articular surface
  11. condyle
    rounded articular projection
  12. ramus
    arm-like bar of bone
  13. meatus
    canal-like passage way
  14. sinus
    cavity within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane
  15. Fossa
    shallow,basin-like depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface
  16. groove
  17. fissure
    narrow, slit-like opening
  18. foramen
    round or oval opening through a bone
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bone markings
bone markings