Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/17

Click to flip

17 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Projections that are sites of muscle and ligament attachment:

Tuberosity
Large rounded projection; may be roughened
Projections that are sites of muscle and ligament attachment:

Crest
Narrow ridge of bone; usually prominent
Projections that are sites of muscle and ligament attachment:

Trochanter
Very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process (only on femur)
Projections that are sites of muscle and ligament attachment:

Line
Narrow ridge of bone, less prominent than a crest
Projections that are sites of muscle and ligament attachment:

Tubercle
Small rounded projection or process
Projections that are sites of muscle and ligament attachment:

Epicondyle
Raised area on or above a condyle
Projections that are sites of muscle and ligament attachment:

Spine
Sharp, slender, often pointed projection
Projections that are sites of muscle and ligament attachment:

Process
Prominence or projection
Projections that help to form joints:

Head
Bony expansion carried on a narrow neck
Projections that help to form joints:

Facet
Smooth, nearly flat articular surface
Projections that help to form joints:

Condyle
Rounded articular projection
Projections that help to form joints:

Ramus
armlike bar of bone
Depressions and Openings allowing blood vessels and nerves to pass:
Meatus
Canal-like passageway
Depressions and Openings allowing blood vessels and nerves to pass:
Fossa
Shallow, basin-like depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface
Depressions and Openings allowing blood vessels and nerves to pass:
Groove
Furrow
Depressions and Openings allowing blood vessels and nerves to pass:
Fissure
Narrow, slit-like opening
Depressions and Openings allowing blood vessels and nerves to pass:
Foramen
Rounded or oval opening through a bone