Ramus - 1. Synonym(s): branch 2. One of the primary divisions of a nerve or blood vessel. Arterial and nerve branches are also given under the major nerve or artery. 3. A part of an irregularly shaped bone (less slender than a "process") that forms an angle with the main body (for example, ramus of mandible). 4. One of the primary divisions of a cerebral sulcus.
Suture - 1. A form of fibrous joint in which two bones are united by a fibrous membrane continuous with the periosteum. Synonym(s): sutura, suture joint 2. To unite two surfaces by sewing (in the case of bones sewed together by fibrous material)
Trochanter - a broad, flat process on the femur, at the upper end of its lateral surface (greater trochanter), or a short conical process on the posterior border of the base of its neck (lesser trochanter)