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Fissure
narrow slit btwn adjacent parts of bones through which blood vessels/nerves pass
Foramen
Opening through which blood vessels/nervs pass
Fossa
shallow depression
Sulcus
furrow along a bone surface that accommodates blood vessel, nerves, tendons
Meatus
Tubelike Opening
Condyle
Lg round protuberance @the end of a bone
Facet
smooth flat articular surface
Head
Rounded articular projection supported on neck of bone
crest
Prominent ridge or elongated projection
Epicondyle
Projection above a condyle
Line
Long, narrow ridge or border (less prominent that crest)
Spinous process
Sharp sleder projection
Trochanter
Very lg projection
Tubercle
Small rounded projection
Tuberosity
lg rounded usually roghened projection
Rectus
Parallel to middle
Transverse
Perpendicular to midline
Oblique
Diagonal to midline
Maximus
Largest
Medius
Intermediate
Minimus
smalles
Longus
Long
Brevis
Short
Latissimus
Widest
Longissimus
Longest
Magnus
large
Major
Larger
Minor
smaller
Vastus
huge
Deltoid
Triangular
Trapezius
Trapazoid
Serratis
saw toothed
Rhomboid
Diamond shaped
Orbicularis
Circular
Pectinate
Comblike
Piriformis
Pear shape
Platys
Flat
Quadratus
Square; four sided
Gracillis
Slender
Flexor
Decreases a joint angle
Extensor
Increases joint angle
Abductor
moves bone away from midline
Adductor
moves bone closer to midline
Levator
Raises/ elevates body part
depressor
lowers depresses body part
Supinator
turns palm anteriorly
Pronator
Turns palm posteriorly
Sphincter
decrease size of opening
Tensor
make body part rigid
Rotator
rotates bones around its longitudinal axis