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Process
A Projection or bump
Ramus
an Extension of a bone making an angle or arm to the rest of the structure
Trochanter
A large rough projection
Tuberosity
bumpy or rough projection
Tubercle
a small rounded projection
Crest
A prominent ridge
Line
A low ridge
Spine
A pointed process
Head
the expanded articular(joint) end of an epiphysis(end of a long bone) often separated from the shaft by a narrower neck
Neck
A narrower connection between the epiphysis(end of a long bone) and diaphysis(shaft of a long bone)
Condyle
A smooth rounded articular(joint) process (protrusion, projection or bump)
Trochlea
A smooth grooved articular process shaped like a pulley
Facet
A small, flat articular(joint) surface
Fossa
A shallow depression
Sulcus
A narrow groove
Foramen
A rounded passageway for blood vessels and or nerves
Fissure
An elongated cleft
Meatus or canal
A passageway through the substance of a bone
Sinus or antrum
A chamber whithin a bone, normally filled with air
Anterior
the front
Posterior
the back
Ventral
the belly side
Dorsal
the back
Cranial
toward the head/ Cephalic
Cephalic
toward the head/cranial
Superior
Above, at a higher level
Caudal
toward the tail or coccyx
Inferior
Below , at a lower level, toward the feet
Medial
toward the midline(longituninal axis of the body)
Lateral
Away from the midline(the longitudinal axix of the body)
Proximal
Toward an attached base
Distal
Away from the attached base
Superficial
At, near, or relatively close to the body surface
Deep
Toward the interior of the body, farther from the surface.
Epiphysis
end of a long bone
Diaphysis
the shaft of a long bone