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ethmoidal crest


Definition: bony ridge that articulates with, or provides attachment for, any part of the ethmoid bone, especially the middle nasal concha.

See: ethmoidal crest of maxilla, ethmoidal crest of palatine bone

Synonym(s): crista ethmoidalisTA

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