Articulate – create a joint
process – projections on bone that form joints or points of attachment
Tuberosity – Rough, bumpy surface or projection
Tubercle – rounded projection. A tube is round in shape
Trochanter: Very large projection
Foramen: Hole for blood vessels or nerves. Foramina is the plural form.
Fossa: depression for bones to articulate.
Fissure – narrow slits in bone for blood vessels and nerves
Spinous process – pointed, sharp projections
Condyle – Large, rounded bulges with a smooth articular surface at the end of bones
Epicondyle – Rough bugles that are superior (above) to the condyle
Meatus – rounded passageways for blood vessels. Look like a tube of blood vessels surrounded by meat
Sulcus – Grooves in bone
Head – rounded at end of bones to connect to a joint
Line – Long narrow ridge or border
Crest – more prominent than a line.
Facet – smooth, flat, articular surface