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Bio 348: Skeletal System GLOSSARY OF TERMS: SKELETAL SYSTEM Term: Definition (with one example): condyle a rounded process that articulates with another bone eg. occipital condyle crest a narrow, ridge-like projection; eg. iliac crest epicondyle a projection situated above a condyle eg. medial epicondyle of humerus facet a small smooth surface eg. rib facet of a thoracic vertebra foramen an opening for the passage of b.v. &/or nerves eg. foramen magnum fossa a relatively deep pit or depression; eg. olecranon fossa fovea a tiny pit or depression; eg. fovea capitis head an enlargement at the end of a bone; eg. femoral head linea a narrow line-like ridge; eg. linea aspera of femur meatus a tube-like passageway within a bone eg. external auditory meatus process a prominent projection of a bone eg. mastoid process of temporal bone ramus a branch-like process; eg. ramus of mandible sinus a cavity within a bone; eg. frontal sinus spine a sharp projection; eg. spine of scapula styloid a pen-like projection; eg. styloid process of ulna suture interlocking junction between cranial bones; eg. coronal suture trochanter a relatively large process; eg. greater trochanter of femur tubercle a small knob-like process; eg. tubercle of rib tuberosity a knob-like process larger than a tubercle; eg. tibial tuberosity
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Bio 348: Skeletal System
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Bio 348: Skeletal System Skeletal System Study Guide This handout is organized in outline format, such that: A. Skeletal region 1. Principle component or individual bone, and features of that component or bone are listed here Using your textbook and laboratory atlas, start by learning the whole bones first , and then learn the special features of each bone. Be able to recognize whole bones and landmarks in A.D.A.M., and on both the articulated and disarticulated skeletons. Be able to identify bones from the left or right side, anterior and posterior surfaces, etc. Parenthetical information (P, A, L or M) refer to the view of the ADAM anatomical figure
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