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ethmoidal crest

ethmoidal crest in Medicine

ethmoidal crest n.

  1. A ridge on the nasal surface of the upper jawbone that attaches to the middle nasal concha. Also called nasal concha.

  2. A ridge on the palatine bone to which the middle nasal concha attaches. Also called nasal concha.

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