Crista galli

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Crista galli
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Ethmoid bone from above.
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Ethmoid bone from behind.
LatinCrista galli
Gray'sp.153
Anatomical terms of bone
 
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Crista galli
Gray149.png
Ethmoid bone from above.
Gray151.png
Ethmoid bone from behind.
LatinCrista galli
Gray'sp.153
Anatomical terms of bone

The crista galli (Latin: "crest of the cock") 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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