BONE MARKINGS - Proximal Tibia 6) Spine : Sharp, pointed...

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BONE MARKINGS Every bump, groove, and hole has a name on your bones
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Bone Markings Two types of bone markings: Projections (aka processes) that grow out from the bone Depressions (cavities) that indent the bone
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Joint Projections 1) Condyle : Rounded articular projection Condyle
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Joint Projections 2) Head : bony expansion on a narrow neck 3) Facet : smooth, nearly flat articular surface
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Joint Projections 4) Ramus : Armlike bar of bone
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Ligament/Tendon Projections 1) Crest : Narrow ridge of bone ( Line : smaller than a crest) 2) Epicondyle : Raised area on or above a condyle ULNA
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3) Tubercle : Small rounded projection 4) Tuberosity : large rounded or roughened projection 5) Trochanter : very large, blunt projection (only on femur)
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Unformatted text preview: Proximal Tibia 6) Spine : Sharp, pointed projection Thoracic Vertebrae DEPRESSIONS Allow blood vessels or nerves to pass through. 1) Meatus : (me - A- tus) Canal or tube Depressions 2) Fossa : shallow basin 3) Fissure : narrow, slit-like opening Depressions 4) Sinus : Cavity within a bone; filled with air and lined with mucous membranes 5) Foramen : Round or oval opening Foramen Magnum Depressions 6) Sulcus , Groove or Furrow : a shallow depression Review: Projections 1) Condyle 2) Head 3) Facet 4) Ramus 5) Crest 6) Epicondyle 7) Tubercle 8) Tuberosity 9) Trochanter 10) Spine Depressions 1) Meatus 2) Fossa 3) Fissure 4) Sinus 5) Sulcus or Groove or Furrow...
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course AMY 2A taught by Professor Jamesivey during the Spring '06 term at Riverside Community College.

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BONE MARKINGS - Proximal Tibia 6) Spine : Sharp, pointed...

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