Frontal crest

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Frontal crest
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Frontal bone. Inner surface. (Frontal crest visible at center but not labeled.)
Details
Latin crista frontalis
Identifiers
Gray's p.136
Dorlands
/Elsevier
c_62/12266656
TA A02.1.03.016
FMA FMA:57415
Anatomical terms of bone

The internal surface of the squama frontalis of the frontal bone is concave and presents in the upper part of the middle line a vertical groove, the sagittal sulcus, the edges of which unite below to form a ridge, the frontal crest; the sulcus lodges the superior sagittal sinus, while its margins and the crest afford attachment to the falx cerebri.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.