nasal crest


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nasal crest

[′nā·zəl ¦krest]
(anatomy)
The linear prominence on the medial border of the palatal process of the maxilla.
The linear prominence on the medial border of the palatine bone.
The linear prominence on the internal border of the nasal bone and forming part of the nasal septum.
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to ground the possibility of new method of operative intervention--septum surgery (septectomy) with cresto- and suturotomy of the nasal crest and median palatine suture in case of NSC together with DMA.
Septum surgery technique with cresto- and suturotomy of nasal crest and median palatine suture to avoid dento-maxillary anomaly relapses after orthodontic interventions
Thus the nasal crest of a palatine gristle of the top jaw became visible.