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Bone Surface Features

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nate132's version from 2015-09-20 18:37

Depressions or Cavities

Question Answer
ForamenRounded pathway in bone for blood vessels, nerves, or ligaments
FossaDepression in bone
SulcusGrove to accommodate vessel, tendon, or nerve
Meatuscanal within bone
Sinuscavity within bone
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Projections: site of muscle attachment

Question Answer
Tuberocitylarge rounded process
Trochanterrelatively large process
Tuberclesmall rounded process
Crestnarrow ridge of bone
Spinesharp slender process
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Articulating surfaces: where bones meet

Question Answer
Headbone expansion on narrow neck
Condylerounded eminence articulating with another bone
Facetflattened/shallow articulating surface
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