crista

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cris·ta

 (krĭs′tə)
n. pl. cris·tae (-tē)
1. Anatomy A crest or ridge, as on the top of a bone.
2. Biology One of the inward projections or folds of the inner membrane of a mitochondrion.

[Latin; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]

crista

(ˈkrɪstə)
n, pl -tae (-tiː)
(Biology) biology a structure resembling a ridge or crest, such as that formed by folding of the inner membrane of a mitochondrion
[C20: from Latin: crest]

cris•ta

(ˈkrɪs tə)

n., pl. -tae (-tē). Anat., Zool.
a crest or ridge.
[1840–50; < Latin: a crest, tuft, comb]

cris·ta

(krĭs′tə)
Plural cristae (krĭs′tē)
One of the folds of the inner membrane of a mitochondrion. See more at mitochondrion.
Translations

cris·ta

n. cresta, proyección.
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