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Line

A slightly raised ridge of bone

Magnum

Large

Mandible

The lower jaw

Maxilla

The upper jaw

Meatus

An opening into a chamber or cavity

Meningeal

Relating to the connective tissue coverings of the brain

Notch

Usually a concavity along the edge or border of a bone

Optic

Relating to the eye

Petrous

Rocky or rock-like; very dense

Piriform

Shaped like a pear

Process

A projecting piece of bone; a smaller piece projecting from main mass

Protuberance

A bony bump

Ramus

Literally a branch; vertical part of the mandible

Rotundum

Round

Sagittal

Straight

Squama

Resembling a scale

Styloid

Resembling a stylus, a pointed writing instrument

Super

Above

Supra

Above

Surure

A fibrous joint between two bones

Temporal

Relating to the temple of the head

Tubercle

A small bump

Tuberosity

A large bump or roughened area

Tympanic

Relating to the eardrum

Vomer

The more or less triangular blade of a plow

Zygomatic

The cheek bone