Definitions for "Sagittal crest"
A longitudinal median bony ridge dorsal to the braincase. Often formed by a coalescence of temporal ridges.
raised ridge along the midline of the cranium (skull) where the temporal muscle (used to move the jaw) is attached.
A bony crest running along the top of the skull. It provides greater surface area for jaw muscle attachments; thus, more massive jaws and more chewing power.