Bone marking terminology

  1. tuberosity
    large rounded projection
  2. crest
    prominent narrow ridge of the bone
  3. trochanter
    very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process
  4. line
    narrow ridge of bone, less prominent than crest
  5. tubercle
    small rounded projection or process
  6. epicondyle
    raised area on or above condyle
  7. spine
    sharp, slender often pointed projection
  8. proess
    bony prominence
  9. head
    bony expansion on joints where the neck is carried
  10. facet
    smooth flat articular surface in joints
  11. condyle
    rounded articular projection in joints
  12. ramus
    armlike bar of in joints
  13. groove
  14. fissure
    narrow slitlike opening
  15. foramen
    round or oval opening through a bone
  16. notch
    indentation at the edge of a structure
  17. meatus
    canal- like passageway
  18. sinus
    cavity within bone, filled with air and contains mucousae
  19. fossa
    shallow, large basinlike depression in bone which serves as an articular surface
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