Inner membrane in a mitochondrion, site of respiration.
A helmet crest.
A crista (pl. cristæ) is a fold in the inner membrane of a mitochondrion. The cristae give the inner mitochondrial membrane its characteristic wrinkled shape providing a large amount of surface area for chemical reactions to occur on. This aids aerobic cellular respiration (since the mitochondrion requires oxygen). Cristae are studded with protei...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crista
(from the article `algae`) ...and the latter breaking them down. The inner membrane of the mitochondrion is infolded to a great extent, and this provides the surface area ... ...and in the kidney, where the process of excretion begins. Mitochondria have an outer membrane, which allows the passage of most small molecules ... In mitoch...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/159
(kris´tә) pl. cris´tae Latin word meaning crest. cristae cutis dermal ridges. crista galli a thick, triangular process projecting upward from the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(kris;tua) A crest, such as the crista galli that extends superiorly from the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone.Found on http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/abio/glossary.mhtml
crista (singular), cristae (plural) Crest; a ridge or crest; specifically, in various anatomical and zoological senses..Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/574/
Helmet crest.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20764
Latin = crest, crista galli = the (median) crest of a cock.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
Latin, meaning: crest, plume / rooster's comb Found on http://archives.nd.edu/ccc.htm
ridge or fold resembling a crestFound on http://phrontistery.info/c.html
Synonym: crest. ... Origin: L. Crest ... (05 Mar 2000) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Type: Term Pronunciation: kris′tă, -tē Synonyms: crestFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=21377
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