Bone Features

Bone Features Physio
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condyle
 
large rounded knob, usually articulating with another bone
crest
 
a narrow ridge
epicondyle
 
an enlargement near or superior to a condyle
facet
 
a small flattened area
head
 
an articulation end of bone that is rounded and enlarged
process
 
a prominent projection
spine
 
a sharp projection
trochanter
 
located only on the femur a larger version af a tubercle
tubercle
 
a knob-like projection
foramen
 
a passageway though a bone for blood vessels, nerves and ligaments
fossa
 
groove or shallow depression
meatus
 
a tube or tunnel like passageway though bone
sinus
 
a hollow area
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