may develop or change later in life at sites of tendons

may develop or change later in life at sites of tendons -...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
may develop or change later in life at sites of tendons, ligaments, aponeuroses or fasciae in response to tension - depressions & openings: sites allowing passage of soft tissue (blood vessels, nerves, etc.) or formation of joints o fissure pass o foramen : opening through which blood vessels, nerves or ligaments pass o fossa : shallow depression o sulcus : groove along a bone that fits a blood vessel, nerve or tendon o meatus : tubelike opening - processes : projections or outgrowths of bone that form joints or attachment points o condyle : large round projection at end of bone; usually participates in joint o facet : smooth, flat articular (joint) surface of bone o head : rounded projection of bone supported by neck; often fits with complementary depression on another bone within joint o crest : prominent ridge on bone o epicondyle : projection above a condyle (above joint) o line (linea): long, narrow ridge or border; less prominent than crest)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

Page1 / 2

may develop or change later in life at sites of tendons -...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online