skeletal system, bones Flashcards


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Tuberosity

Ruff bump- example radius

2

Crest

Bones make points- example iliac

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Trochanter

Prominent knobs

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Tubercle

Tiny pointy bump- example tip of the rib

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Epicondyle

rounded protuberance at the end of a bone, serving as a place of attachment for ligaments, tendons, and muscles.example elbow bone that sticks out

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Spine

Projects out- ridge, example spine of scapula

The posterior surface of the scapula (or shoulder blade) has a prominent ridge of bone

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Process

Sticks of the bone, a projection from a structure. For example, the process of the mandible is the part of the lower jaw that projects forward.

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Head

Knob of end of bones- example Femur

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Facet

Flatten surface, pairs of small joints in between the vertebrae in the back of the spine.

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Condyle

Rounded surface with a joint, a large prominence, which often provides structural support to the overlying hyaline cartilage.

Examples include the knee joint (hinge joint)

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Ramus

a projecting part, elongated process, or branch: such as. : the posterior more or less vertical part on each side of the lower jaw that articulates with the skull.

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Sinus

A cavity, space, or channel in the body. Examples include hollow spaces in the bones at the front of the skull, and channels for blood and lymph. Sinuses may also be found in the heart, brain, kidney, and other organs.