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Any projection or bump

Process

An extension of a bone making an angle with the rest of the structure

Ramus

A large, rough projection

Trochanter

A smaller,rough projection

Tuberosity

A small,rounded projection

Tubercle

A prominent ridge

Crest

A low ridge

Line

A pointed or narrow process

Spine

The expanded articular end of an epiphysis, separated from the shaft by a neck

Head

A narrow connection between the epiphysis and the diaphysis

Neck

A smooth, rounded articular process

Condyle

A smooth, grooved articular process shaped like a pulley

Trochlea

A small, flat articular surface

Facet

A narrow groove

Sulcus

A rounded passageway for blood vessels or nerves

Foramen

A duct or channel

Canal

A passageway through a bone

Meatus

An elongated cleft or slit

Fissure

A chamber within a bone, normally filled with air

Sinus

A shallow depression

Fossa