Supraventricular crest - Crista supraventricularis

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General Anatomy > Cardiovascular system > Heart > Right ventricle > Supraventricular crest



The supraventricular crest is an internal muscular ridge of the rigth ventricle that separates the outflow tract of the conus arteriosus (Infundibulum)  from the rest of the ventricular cavity. It passes obliquely fromt the interventricular septum to the anterior wall of the right ventricle.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS