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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The dermal ridges are formed during the 3rd month of intrauterine life and completed by 7th month.
INTRODUCTION: Dermatoglyphics (Fingerprint) is a collective term for all the integumentary features, inclusive of dermal ridge and thick configurational arrangements on the digits, palms and sole excluding flexion creases and other secondary folds.