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Glossary of Anat- bone structures

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trochanter
process for attachment that is a large, rounded process
tuberosity
process for attachment which is a medium-sized, rounded, elevated process
tubercle
process for attachment which is a small, rounded process
ridge
process for attachment which is a wide, prominent elevation on long border of bone
crest
process for attachment which is a narrow ridge of bone
epicondyle
process for attachment which is a raised area on or above a condyle
spine
process for attachment which is a sharp, elongated process
malleolus
process for attachment which is hammer shaped
cornu
process for attachment which is a curved, hornlike protuberance
condyle
part of a joint that is a rounded, knuckle-shaped projection
facet
part of a joint that is a small, flat surface
head
part of a joint that is a expanded, rounded surface of a bone
trochlea
part of a joint that has a grooved surface serving as a pulley
ramus
part of a joint that is a winged bar of bone
fossa
depression on bone that is a shallow depressed area
groove or sulcus
deep furrow on the surface of a bone
notch
deep indentation on the border of a bone
meatus or canal
opening in bone that forms a tubelike passageway
fissure
a narrow slit-like opening in bone
foramen
natural opening into or through a bone
sinus
cavity within a bone

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