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.