medial crest

medial crest

n.
A ridge of bone on the posterior surface of the fibula separating the attachment of the posterior tibial muscle from that of the long flexor muscle of the great toe and the soleus muscle.
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5) Medial crest on embolus apex: absent or weakly developed = 0, well developed = 1.
Embolus apex with well developed medial crest (Fig.
9 referred to the synapomorphies of Kochiana new genus: presence of accessory keels (character 4 in Tables I and V) and medial crest (character 5 in Tables I and V) on male palpal bulb.

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