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Bone Markings Surface features of bones –Sites of attachments for muscles, tendons, and ligaments –Passages for nerves and blood vessels Categories of.

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1 Bone Markings Surface features of bones –Sites of attachments for muscles, tendons, and ligaments –Passages for nerves and blood vessels Categories of bone markings –Projections or processes grow out from the bone surface –Depressions or cavities indentations

2 Bone Surface Markings projections where muscles, tendons, ligaments attach –tuberosity – large rounded projection –spinous process (or spine) – sharp, slender, pointed projection slender, pointed projection –trochanter – very large, blunt irregular shaped projection irregular shaped projection –crest – narrow ridge of bone

3 Bone Surface Markings Projections that help to form joints –Head – bony expansion at the end of a long neck at the end of a long neck –Facet – smooth, almost flat surface flat surface –Condyle – rounded projection –Ramus – armlike arm of bone

4 Bone Surface Markings Depressions and openings fro blood vessels and nerves to pass through –Foramen – round or oval opening in a bone oval opening in a bone –Meatus – canal-like –Fossa – shallow depression mostly to form a joint mostly to form a joint


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