crista

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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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For these reasons, we aimed to determine the frequency and dimensions of the sinus crista galli gathering detailed data from paranasal computerized tomography (CT) images.
In addition, a curser was placed in the Crista galli lumen and its density was measured.
Sinus Crista galli was detected in 17 of the 360 examined images in adults.
Intersinus septum in line with crista galli and straight.
KEY: Anterior (A); Posterior (P); Medial (M); Lateral (L); Optic Nerve (ON); Intersinus Septa (ISa); Intrasinus Septum (IntrS); Crista Galli (CG); Left Sphenoidal Sinus (LSS); Right Sphenoidal Sinus (RSS); Posterior Ethmoidal Cells (PEC)
Intersinus septum slanting and curving from the right side of crista galli towards the optic nerve on the left lateral wall of the sinus.
Crista galli pneumatization and its association with adjacent structures are surgically significant.
Evaluation of anatomical variation of the Crista galli using computed tomography.
Morphologic analysis of Crista galli using computed tomography.