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Condyle

(Articulating)
Large, smooth, rounded process

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Facet

(Articulating)

Nearly flat

2

Head

(articulating)

Expanded end

3

Trochlea

(articulating)

Smooth, grooved, pulley-like articular process

4

Alveolus

(Depression)

Deep pit or socket usually maxilla or mandible

5

Fossa

(depression)

Flattened or shallow basin

6

Sulcus

(depression)

Narrow groove

7

Crest

(projection for tendon and ligament attachment)

Ridgelike

8

Epicondyle

Projection

Superior to condyle

9

Line

Projection

Low ridge; slightly raised

10

Process

Projection

Any marked bony prominence

11

Ramus

Projection

Angular extension of a bone related to the rest of the structure

12

Spine

Projection

Thornlike

13

Trochanter

Projection

Large (femur only)

14

Tubercle

Projection

Small knoblike

15

Tuberosity

Projection

Large, rough elevation

16

Canal

Opening

Tubular passage

17

Fissure

Opening

Narrow, slitlike

18

Foramen

Opening

Hole

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Meatus

Opening

Tubelike opening

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Sinus

Opening

Cavity or hollow space