Ungual (unguicular) crest - Crista unguicularis


In carnivores, on the coronary border of distal phalanx is the ungual crest that is shelf covering the root of the claw (separated from it at the base by the ungual groove).

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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