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Flashcards in Bone Surface Features Deck (17):
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What are the four basic surface feature categories?

Elevations, depressions, tunnels or passageways, and facets

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What are the types of osseous elevations?

Linear, rounded, and sharp

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What are the types of rounded osseous elevations?

Tubercle, protuberance, trochanter, tuber or tuberosity, and malleolus

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What are the categories of sharp osseous elevations?

Spine and process

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What are the categories of osseous depressions?

Linear and rounded depressions

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What are the categories of osseous linear depressions?

Notch or incisure, groove, and sulcus

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What are the categories of rounded osseous depressions?

The fovea and fossa

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What are the names given to openings on the surface of bone?

Ostium or orifice and hiatus

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What is the definition of an osseous ostium?

A round or oval opening on the surface of bone

10

What is the definition of an osseous hiatus?

An irregular opening on the surface of bone

11

What is the definition of an osseous foramen?

An ostium passing completely through a thin region of bone

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What is the definition of an osseous canal?

An ostium passing completely through a thick region of bone

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What is the name given to an ostium which does not completely penetrate through a region of bone but appears as a blind-ended passageway?

Meatus

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What is the definition of an osseous fissure?

An irregular slit-like or crack-like appearance between the surfaces of adjacent bones

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What are the categories of osseous facets?

Flat facets and rounded facets

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What are the categories of rounded osseous facets?

Articular heads and articular condyles

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What is the definition of an osseous condyle?

A knuckle-shaped surface on bone for osseous articulation

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