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48 Cards in this Set

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fissure
narrow slit
foramen
hole
meatus
tube-shaped canal
sinus
cavity; sponge-like
groove or sulcus
steep depression
fossa
shallow depression
process
bone formation of joints used for muscle attachment
condyle
rounded projection
head
round projection beyond neckline
neck
below the head
facet
smooth flat articular surface
tubercle
small rounded projection
tuberosity
large roughened projection
trochanter
very large process
spine
pointed process
epicondyle
above condyles
superior
above
inferior
below
anterior
front
ventral
belly
dorsal
back
posterior
behind
medial
closer to the midline of the body
lateral
away from teh midline of the body
proximal
nearer the trunk of the body
distal
away from the trunk of the body
caudal
towards the tail
cephalic
towards the head
cranial
towards the head
superficial
towards or on the surface of the body
deep
away from the surface of the body
sagittal plane
cuts the body into right and left halves (creates mirror images)
coronal or frontal plane
cuts the body into anterior and posterior halves
transverse plane
cuts the body into superior and inferior halves (waist)
antebrachial
forearm
atecubital
elbow
axillary
armpit
brachial
arm
buccal
cheek
carpal
wrist
cervical
neck
femoral
thigh
gluteal
buttock
inguinal
groin
otic
ear
tarsal
ankle
thoracic
chest
optic
eye