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crest

 [krest]
a projection, or projecting structure or ridge, especially one surmounting a bone or its border.
alveolar crest alveolar ridge.
ampullar crest (ampullary crest) the most prominent part of a localized thickening of the membrane that lines the ampullae of the semicircular ducts, covered with neuroepithelium containing endings of the vestibular nerve.
dental crest the maxillary ridge passing along the alveolar processes of the fetal maxillary bones.
iliac crest the thickened, expanded upper border of the ilium.

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]

crest

(krĕst)
n.
A projection or ridge, especially of bone.

CREST

Abbreviation for:
Calcinosis Raynaud Esophagus Sclerosis Teleangiectasia
Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stent
Clinical Resource Efficiency Support Team (Medspeak-UK)
Cocaine Rapid Efficacy Screening Trial

crest

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

crest

(krest) [TA]
A ridge, especially a bony ridge.
Synonym(s): crista [TA] .
[L. crista]
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Some authors have suggested that the iliac crest as donor site produce an unacceptably high degree of postoperative morbidity such as pain, functional disorders, hemorrhage, visible scar, contour deformity and sensory loss.2 The ilium is still the first choice donor site and should not be rejected solely because of concerns regarding postoperative morbidity.
Thus, AISP is delighted to be able to collaborate with CSA, CREST, and SIT to establish the first CREST-accredited examination facility in Asia." said Associate Professor Steven Wong, President of AISP.
The fastest of these protocols takes 12 days (of very costly culture conditions) to convert human embryonic stem cells to neural crest cells.
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