Palatine crest - Crista palatina

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Description

The palatine crest are near the posterior margin on the nasal surface of horizontal plate and are more or less marked transverse ridge for the attachment of part of the aponeurosis of the Tensor veli palatini.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Palatine bone > Horizontal plate > Palatine crest

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