crista galli


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

crista

 [kris´tah] (pl. cris´tae) (L.)
cris´tae cu´tis dermal ridges.
crista gal´li a thick, triangular process projecting upward from the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone.

cris·ta gal·li

[TA]
the triangular midline process of the ethmoid bone extending superiorly from the cribriform plate; it gives anterior attachment to the falx cerebri.
[L. cockscomb]

crista galli

a prominent wedge of bone projecting superiorly from the ethmoid.

cris·ta gal·li

(kris'tă gal'ē) [TA]
The triangular midline process of the ethmoid bone extending superiorly from the cribriform plate; it gives anterior attachment to the falx cerebri.
[L. cockscomb]