nasal crest


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na·sal crest

[TA]
the midline ridge in the floor of the nasal cavity, formed by the union of the paired maxillae and palatine bones; the vomer attaches to the crest.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

na·sal crest

(nā'zăl krest) [TA]
The midline ridge in the floor of the nasal cavity, formed by the union of the paired maxillae and palatine bones; the vomer attaches to the crest.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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