crista

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Related to crista galli: ethmoid bone, vomer, falx cerebri, clinoid process, Foramen cecum

crista

[′kris·tə]
(biology)
A ridge or crest.
(cell and molecular biology)
A fold on the inner membrane of a mitochondrion.
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Measurements of the sinus cavities in three patients with pneumosinus dilatans Patient 1 Patient 2 Length (mm) Left Right Left Right Midline to the lateral extent 62 67 65 58 of the hemifrontal sinus Base of the crista galli to the point 73 85 79 81 of maximum distance along the perimeter of the hemifrontal sinus Maximum depth of the frontal cavity 39 35 20 16 Patient 3 Length (mm) Left Right Midline to the lateral extent 63 64 of the hemifrontal sinus Base of the crista galli to the point 69 72 of maximum distance along the perimeter of the hemifrontal sinus Maximum depth of the frontal cavity 38 39