Crista galli

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Crista galli
Ethmoid bone from above.
Ethmoid bone from behind.
Latin Crista galli
TA A02.1.07.004
FMA 57442
Anatomical terms of bone

The crista galli (Latin: "crest of the rooster") is a median ridge of bone that projects from the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone.

It is where the falx cerebri attaches anteriorly to the skull.

The olfactory bulbs lie on either side of the crista galli on top of the cribriform plate.

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