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Diapysis
Cylinder of compact bone
"shaft"
Epiphysis
Enlarged end with compact and trabecular bone
Site of bone marrow at birth
Metaphysis
Between diaphysis and epiphysis
Cartilage "growth plate"
Periosteum
External surface on which ligaments, tendons attatch
Endosteum
Internal (medullary cavity); contains osteoproginator cells
Articular cartilage
Layer of hyaline cartilage on articular surface of epiphyses
Medullary cavity
Centeral portion of diaphysis; contains yellow marrow in adults
Head
Smooth, enlarged end of bone on constricted neck
Condoyle
smooth, rounded articular surface
Epicondoyle
Prominence above a condoyle
Trochanter
Swellings of bone of femur
Fossa
Shallow depression
Tuberosity
Broad, roughened process
Tubercle
Small, rounded process
Sulcus
Groove or furrow
Trochlea
"spindle/pulley" shaped articular surface
Foramen
Opening that permits passage of bood vessels and nerves
Facets
Small, flat articular surface
Crest
prominent ridge
Ramus
Extension of bone making an angle with the rest of the structure
Spine
Short projection of bone
Line
Thin, continuous ridge of bone
Meatus
Large body channel, tunnel or opening
Process
Marked prominence that extends from a structure
Sinus
Mucas-lined, air-filled cavity
Alvelus
Bone sockets for the dentition
Fissure
Cleft, groove or slit in bone (or between bones)