Bone Surface Features

A cavity within a bone

Condyle (articulation)
A rounded process that usually articulates with another bone

Head (articulation)
An enlargement on the end of a bone

Facet (articulation)
A small, nealy flat surface

Fovea (depression)
A tiny pit or depression

Fossa (depression)
A relatively deep pit or depression

Fissure (passage)
A cleft or groove (a slit through the bone)

Canal/Meatus (passage)
A tubelike passageway within a bone

Foramen (passage)
An opening through a bone that usually serves as a passageway for blood vessels, nerves, or ligaments

Line (Exten. and Project.)
A slightly raised, elongated ridge

Crest (Exten. and Project.)
A narrow, ridgelike projection

Epicondyle (Exten. and Project.)
A definition situated above a condyle

Tubercle (Exten. and Project.)
A small knoblike process

Tuberosity (Exten. and Project.)
A knoblike process usually larger than a tubercle

Trochantar (Exten and Project)
A relatively large process

Process (Exten. and Project.)
A prominent projection on a bone

A soft spot in the skull where membranes cover the space between bones

An interlocking line of union between bones

A narrow ridge

Ramus (Exten. and Project.)
A branch or similar extension

Spine (Exten. and Project.)
A thornlike projection

Sulcus (depression)
A groove for a tendon, nerve, or blood vessel.

Alveolus (depression)
Gum/Where teeth fit in/also in lungs

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