Bone Markings / Features on Bones
Bone markings and the features of bones (including the correct words used to describe them) are often required by first-level courses in human anatomy and associated health science subjects. It is important to be familiar with the terminology used to refer to bone markings in order to communicate effectively with professionals involved in healthcare, research, forensics, and related disciplines.
The following terms used to describe bone markings or features on bones are in alphabetical order with short definitions:
This is the end of this page about bone markings and the features on bones. See also how many bones in the human body, the structure and functions of bones, cranial and facial bones, bones of the feet and hands and skeletal disorders.