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crest

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noun \ˈkrest\

Medical Definition of crest

  1. 1:  a showy tuft or process on the head of an animal and especially a bird

  2. 2:  a process or prominence on a part of an animal body: asa:  the upper curve or ridge of the neck of a quadruped (as a horse); also :  the mane borne on such a crestb:  a ridge especially on a bone <the crest of the tibia>—see frontal crest, occipital crest



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