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A bony prominence
PROCESS
A bony projection
EMINENCE
Long, thin, sharp process
SPINE
Large, rough eminence often on a site of a ligament/tendon attachment
TUBEROSITY
Small, rugose eminence often on a site of a ligament/tendon attachment
TUBERCLE
two large, prominent, blunt processes on the femur
GREATER & LESSER TROCHANTERS
rounded protuberance adjacent to the ankle joint
MALLEOLUS
smooth, round, broad eminence
BOSS
area where adjacent bones are in contact
ARTICULATION
rounded articular process
CONDYLE
nonarticular projection adjacent to a condyle
EPICONDYLE
large, rounded usually articular end of a bone
HEAD
long, straight section between the ends of a long bone
SHAFT/DIAPHYSIS
end portion or extremity of a long bone that is expanded for articulation
EPIPHYSIS
section of bone between the head and the shaft
NECK
bony thickening
TORUS
linear bony elevation, often roughened
RIDGE
prominent, usually sharp and thin ridge of bone often formed between adjacent muscle masses
CREST
rasied linear surface (not as thick as a torus or as sharp as a crest)
LINE
hook-shaped projection
HAMULUS
small articular surface, or a tooth contact
FACET
depressed area, usually broad and shallow
FOSSA
pit-like, depressed area, usually smaller than a fossa
FOVEA
long pit or furrow
GROOVE
long, wide groove
SULCUS
space between cranial bones of an infant
FONTANELLE
where adjacent bones of the skull articulate
SUTURE
opening through a bone, usually a passage for blood vessels and nerves
FORAMEN
tunnel-like, extended foramen
CANAL
short canal
MEATUS
cavity within a cranial bone
SINUS
tooth socket
ALVEOLUS