bone features

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physio


 
  
Created Oct 8, 2011
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catrinwyn24

 

 
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1
condyle
 
large rounded knob, usually articulating with another bone
2
crest
 
a narrow ridge
3
epicondyle
 
an enlargement near or superior to a condyle
4
facet
 
a small flattened area
5
head
 
an articulation end of bone that is rounded and enlarged
6
process
 
a prominent projection
7
spine
 
 a sharp projection
8
trochanter
 
located only on the femur a larger version af a tubercle
9
tubercle
 
 a knob-like projection
10
foramen
 
a passageway though a bone for blood vessels, nerves and ligaments
11
fossa
 
groove or shallow depression
12
meatus
 
 a tube or tunnel like passageway though bone
13
sinus
 
a hollow area


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