dermal ridge


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dermal ridge

One of the ridges on the surface of the fingers that make up the fingerprints; also called crista cutis.
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microcephalus is considered to lack papillae, labial tooth rows (Duellman & Fouquette 1968:527, Altig & McDiarmid 1999:37, Duellman 2001:214, Savage 2002:216, Lynch 2006:447), and dermal ridges (Pugliese et al.
During this same period, the dermal ridges along the volar pads also develop.