sagittal ridge

  Line, sometimes more distinct than others, separating the lateral facets from each other in

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  • latero-sagittal ridge —   Line, sometimes more distinct than others, separating the median facet from the lateral facets of Encephalartos sporophyll bullae (Melville, 1957).   Cf. medio lateral ridge, sagittal ridge …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • sagittal crest — n an elevated bony ridge along the sagittal suture of many mammalian skulls including those of some extinct hominids …   Medical dictionary

  • Sagittal crest — A sagittal crest is a ridge of bone running lengthwise along the midline of the top of the skull (at the sagittal suture) of many mammalian and reptilian skulls, among others. The presence of this ridge of bone indicates that there are… …   Wikipedia

  • Sagittal sulcus — Infobox Bone Name = Sagittal sulcus Latin = s. sinus sagittalis superioris GraySubject = 33 GrayPage = 136 Caption = Frontal bone. Inner surface. (Sagittal sulcus visible at center but not labeled.) Caption2 = System = MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

  • sagittal crest — noun A ridge of bone running lengthwise along the midline of the top of the skull (at the sagittal suture) in many mammals and primates …   Wiktionary

  • sagittal synostosis — premature fusion of the sagittal suture, usually a sporadic disorder but sometimes inherited with autosomal dominance; it results in anteroposterior elongation and reduction in width of the skull (scaphocephaly), often with bossing and a ridge… …   Medical dictionary

  • sagittal crest — noun : an elevated bony ridge that develops along the sagittal suture of many mammals especially in old age …   Useful english dictionary

  • sagittal crest — a longitudinal and median ridge on top of the head. May be bony or formed from soft tissues …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • sagittal crest — noun Zoology (in many mammals) a bony ridge on the top of the skull to which the jaw muscles are attached …   English new terms dictionary

  • sagittal diameter — noun 1. : the distance between the glabella and the opisthocranion 2. : the distance between the midpoint of the sacral promontory and the midpoint of the posterior ridge of the pubic symphysis …   Useful english dictionary

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