Bone Markings: Depressions and Openings for Passage of Blood Vessels/Nerves Flashcards


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Fissure

A narrow, slit-like opening

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Foramen

A round or oval opening (hole) through a bone that allows passage of nerves and/or blood vessels

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Canal

A narrow tube, passage, or channel

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Groove

Furrow

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Notch

Indentation at the edge of a structure