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02/22/2010

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Term
What is Tuberosity?
Definition
Large, rounded Projection; may be roughened.
Term
What is the large, rounded projection that may be roughened?
Definition
Tuberosity
Term
What is the Crest?
Definition
Narrow ridge of bone; usually prominent.
Term
What is a narrow ridge of bone that is usually prominent?
Definition
Crest
Term
What is the Trochanter?
Definition
Very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process. (The only examples are on the femur.)
Term
What is the very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process whose only example is on the femur?
Definition
Trochanter
Term
What is a line?
Definition
Narrow ridge of bone; less prominent than a crest.
Term
What is a narrow ridge of a bone that is less prominent?
Definition
Line
Term
What is a Tubercole?
Definition
Small, rounded projection or process.
Term
What is a small, rounded projection or process?
Definition
Tubercle
Term
What is an Epicondyle?
Definition
Raised area on or above a condyle.
Term
What is a raised area on or above a condyle?
Definition
Epicondyle
Term
What is a spine?
Definition
Sharp, slender, often pointed projection.
Term
What is a sharp, slender, often pointed projection?
Definition
Spine
Term
What is a Process?
Definition
Any bony prominence.
Term
What is any bony prominence?
Definition
Process
Term
What is the head?
Definition
Bone expansion carried on a narrow neck.
Term
What is a bony expansion carried on a narrow neck?
Definition
Head
Term
What is a Facet?
Definition
Smooth, nearly flat articular surface.
Term
What is a smooth, nearly flat articular surface?
Definition
Facet
Term
What is a Condyle?
Definition
Rounded articular projection.
Term
What is a rounded articular projection?
Definition
Condyle
Term
What is a Ramus?
Definition
Armlike bar of bone.
Term
What is an armlike bar of bone?
Definition
Ramus
Term
What is the Meatus?
Definition
Canal-like passageway.
Term
What is a canal-like passageway?
Definition
Meatus
Term
What is a Sinus?
Definition
Cavity within a bone, filled with air and lines with mucous membrane.
Term
What is the cavity within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane?
Definition
Sinus
Term
What is Fossa?
Definition
Shallow, basinlike depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface.
Term
What is the shallow, basinlike depression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface?
Definition
Fossa
Term
What is a Groove?
Definition
Furrow.
Term
What is a furrow?
Definition
Groove
Term
What is a Fissure?
Definition
Narrow, slitlike opening.
Term
What is a narrow, slitlike opening?
Definition
Fissure
Term
What is a Foramen?
Definition
Round of oval opening through a bone.
Term
What is the round or oval opening through a bone?
Definition
Foramen