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Name the anatomical terms that describe (general) Elevations & Projections
Process
Ramus
Define Process
Any projection or bump
Define Ramus
An extension of a bone making an angle with the rest of the structure
Name the anatomical terms that describe Processes formed where tendons or ligaments attach
Trochanter
Tuberosity
Tubercle
Crest
Line
Spine
Define Trochanter
A large, rough projection
Define Tuberosity
A smaller, rough projection
Define Tubercle
A small, rounded projection
Define Crest
A prominent ridge
Define Line
A low ridge
Define Spine
A pointed process
Name the anatomical terms that describe Processes formed for articulation with adjacent bones
Head
Neck
Condyle
Trochlea
Facet
Define Head
The expanded articular end of an epiphysis, separated from the shaft by a neck
Define Neck
A narrow connection between the epiphysis and the diaphysis
Define Condyle
A smooth, rounded articular process
Define Trochlea
A smooth, grooved articular process shaped like a pulley
Define Facet
A small, flat articular surface
Name the anatomical terms that describe Depressions
Fossa
Sulcus
Define Fossa
A shallow depression
Define Sulcus
A narrow groove
Name the anatomical terms that describe Openings
Foramen
Canal
Fissure
Sinus or antrum
Define Foramen
A rounded passageway for blood vessels or nerves
Define Canal
A passageway through the substance of a bone
Define Fissure
An elongate cleft
Define Sinus (Antrum)
A chamber within a bone, normally filled with air