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1.Classify bones according to their shapes. 2.Provide examples of each bone shape and a location where found in thebody. 3.Identify the major types of bone markings, and provide a function for each type.
Fossa – elongated basin. Ex. Mandibular fossa. Fovea – small pit. Ex. Fovea capitis on the head of the femur. Sulcus – groove. Ex. Sigmoid sulcus of the temporal bones Canal – passage in bone. Ex. Auditory canal Fissure – slit through bone. Ex. Auricular fissure Foramen – hole through bone. Ex. Foramen magnum in the occipital bone Meatus – opening into canal. Ex. External auditory meatus Sinus – air filled space in bone. Ex. Nasal sinus. 4.Explain the functional significance of surface features. 5.Identify the anatomical parts of a typical long bone, and describe its internal structures, providing functions for each structure.

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