Sagittal Crest

Sagittal Crest: is the line separating the two parietal bones on the top of the skull.  This line runs across the skull separating it into a right and left half.  This line serves as an attachment point for muscles of the face and skull.

Information was gathered from the following cites:

http://www.webref.org/anthropology/s/sagittal_crest.htm

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/516268/sagittal-crest

There is a great image on the following website:

http://www.palaeos.com/Vertebrates/Lists/Glossary/GlossaryS.html

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2 Responses to Sagittal Crest

  1. Megan M. says:

    Your first link isn’t working – can you try to figure out the correct link? And the second link brings you to a page that links to 2 other pages – neither of which have information on sagittal crests.

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