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Tuberosity
Large rounded projection; may be roughned.
Ex.Tiba of leg
Site of muscle and ligament attachment
Crest
Narrow ridge of the bone; usually prominen.
Ex. Anterior Tiba of leg
Site of muscle and ligament attachment
Trochanter
Very large, blunt, irregular shaped process.
The only example is the Femur
Site of muscle and ligament attachment
Line
Narrow ridge of bone; less prominent than a crest.
Ex. Interochanteric line
Femur of thigh
Site of muscle and ligament attachment
Tubercule
Small rounded projection or process
Ex. Adductor turbercule
Fermur of thigh
Site of muscle and ligament attachment
Epicondyle
Raised area on or above a condyle
Ex. Medial epicondyle
Femur of thigh
Site of muscle and ligament attachemnt
Spine
Sharp,nearly flat articular surface
Ex.Spinous process
Site of muscle and ligament attachemnt
Process
Prominence or projection
Ex. Spinous Process
Site of muscle and ligament attachment
Head
Bony expansion carried on a marrow neck
Ex. Rib
Helps to form joints
Facet
Smooth, nearly flat articular surface
Helps to form joints
Condyle
Round articule projection
Ex. Mandiable
Helps to form joints
Ramus
Armlike bar of bone
Ex. Mandiable
Pelvic gridle
Helps to form joints
Antrum
Chamber within a bone
Ex.
Cavities
Sinus
Space within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous
Ex.
Cavities
Meatus
Canal-like passage ways
Ex.
Depressions ans openings allowing blood vesssels and nerves to pass
Fossa
Shallow, basinlike depressions in a bone often serving as an articular surface

Depressions and openings allowing blood and nerves to pass
Groove
Furrow

Depressions and openings allowing blood and nerves to pass
Fissure
Narrowing, slitlike opening

Depressions and openings allowing blood and nerves to pass
Foramen
Round or oval through a bone

Depressions and openings allowing blood and nerves to pass