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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.
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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]
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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.
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crest

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

A crest or ridge.
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

crest

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