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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Conditions such as concha hypertrophy, unilateral-bilateral concha bullosa, septal deviation, nasal crest cases that were suspected to cause occlusion and obstruction in the nasal passageway based on preoperative imaging and perioperative evaluations were treated by surgical endoscopy.
Considering that in case of submucous resections of nasal septum the specified median palatine suture and the nasal crest are bared from the side of nasal cavity, in our opinion it would be more expedient to make crestotomy and suturotomy (a prototype of compactosteotomy) in endonasal way at the time of septectomy.
2) was firmly fused with the incisive, maxilla and sphenoid bones, but did not articulate with the palatine bone, as described by Raghavan in ox and Joshi in tiger; whereas the anterior 2/3rd of the its ventral margin fitted into the nasal crests of palatine and the maxilla and only posterior one third was free in horse (Getty).