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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.

CREST

(krest),
[TA] Acronym for calcinosis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal motility disorders, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasia. See: CREST syndrome.

crest

(krest), [TA]
1. A ridge, especially a bony ridge.
See also: crista.
2. The ridge of the neck of a male animal, especially of a stallion or bull.
3. Feathers on the top of a bird's head, or fin rays on the top of a fish's head.
Synonym(s): crista [TA]
[L. crista]

crista

/cris·ta/ (kris´tah) pl. cris´tae   [L.] crest.
cris´tae cu´tis  dermal ridges; ridges of the skin produced by the projecting papillae of the dermis on the palm of the hand or sole of the foot, producing a fingerprint or footprint characteristic of the individual.
crista gal´li  a thick, triangular process projecting superiorly from the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone.
mitochondrial cristae  numerous narrow transverse infoldings of the inner membrane of a mitochondrion.

crista

(krĭs′tə)
n. pl. cris·tae (-tē)
1. Anatomy A crest or ridge, as on the top of a bone.
2. Biology One of the inward projections or folds of the inner membrane of a mitochondrion.

crista

See crest.

crest

(krest) [TA]
A ridge, especially a bony ridge.
Synonym(s): crista [TA] .
[L. crista]

crista

A crest or ridge.

crista

(pl. cristae) a fold in the inner membrane of a MITOCHONDRION enclosing a cisterna-like space inside the fold, on which the electron-transport reactions of AEROBIC RESPIRATION take place.

crista

bony ridge at the inferior (plantar) aspect of first metatarsal head, dividing the grooves within which lie the medial and lateral sesamoids (themselves lying within the medial and lateral tendons of flexor hallucis brevis)

crest

(krest) [TA]
A ridge, especially a bony ridge.
Synonym(s): crista [TA] .
[L. crista]

crista

see crest (1).

crista ampullare
see ampullary crest.
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Our team plans further investigations into precisely how ATP synthase biologically controls cristae development, and whether other developmental roles are influenced by mitochondria," says Lehmann.
After three months, we saw recovery - cristae numbers back toward normal levels, and increases in several molecular indicators involved in new mitochondria production," he said.
Although we describe early trophocytes with mitochondrial cristae having vesicular ultra-structure, other investigators have found sporangia with mitochondrial cristae having a flat ultrastructure (19).
39,40] This is probably the result of a combination of age-related changes in the hair cells at the center of the cristae, [34] a relatively selective loss of large-diameter primary vestibular afferents, and neuronal loss in the superior vestibular nuclei.