supramastoid crest

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su·pra·mas·toid crest

[TA]
the ridge that forms the posterior root of the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
Synonym(s): crista supramastoidea [TA]
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su·pra·mas·toid crest

(sū'pră-mas'toyd krest) [TA]
The ridge that forms the posterior root of the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

supramastoid crest

A ridge on the superior edge of the posterior root of the zygomatic bone.
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su·pra·mas·toid crest

(sū'pră-mas'toyd krest) [TA]
The ridge that forms the posterior root of the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
Synonym(s): crista supramastoidea.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Only five traits could be attributed with a probability of 70-80 percent and were regarded as sufficiently reliable: the glabella, arcus superciliaris, processus mastoideus, crista supramastoidea, and mandibula (overall impression).
* Crista supramastoidea: Visual and palpable assessment: very slightly raised (1), weakly raised (2), moderately raised (3), very pronounced (4), and extremely pronounced (5).
These features include the arcus superciliaris, crista supramastoidea, glabella, and the overall impression of mandibles and processus mastoideus.
These conditions are best met by glabella, arcus superciliaris, processus mastoideus, crista supramastoidea, and the overall impression of the mandibles.
In contrast to this are the results gained from mastoid and crista supramastoidea, which should still be regarded as essential features in a reliable determination of gender.
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