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Tuberosity
Large, rounded projection, (i.e. Epiphysis)

*Site of muscle & ligament attachment
Crest
Narrow, prominent ridge of bone

*M & L attachment
Trochanter
Very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process, i.e. ends of Femur

*M & L attachment
Line
Narrow ridge of bone, less prominent than a crest

*M & L attachment
Tubercle
Small, rounded projection or process

*M & L attachment
Epicondyle
Raised area on or above a condyle

*M & L attachment
Spine
Sharp, slender, often pointed projection

*M & L attachment
Head
Bony expansion carried on a narrow neck

*Forms Joint
Facet
Smooth, nearly flat surface

*Forms Joint
Condyle
Rounded articular projection (i.e. joint of mandible)

*Projection that forms joints
Ramus
Armlike bar of bone

*Forms Joint
Meatus
Canal-like passageway

*Depressions and openings for blood vessels and nerves
Sinus
Cavity within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane

*Depressions and openings for blood vessels and nerves
Fossa
Shallow, basinlike depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface
Groove
Furrow

*Depressions and openings for blood vessels and nerves
Fissure
Narrow, slitlike opening

*Depressions and openings for blood vessels and nerves
Foramen
Round or oval opening through a bone

*Depressions and openings for blood vessels and nerves