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.

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.
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Our experience shows that, patients with nasal septum deformations combined with DMA after surgical correction and osteotomy of the nasal crest of a palatal shoot of the top jaw orthodontic disclosing of a palatine suture occurs several times faster and anomaly relapses of dento-maxillary systems decrease considerably.