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Crests of nail bed

The numerous longitudinal ridges of the nail bed distal to the lunula.

Synonym: cristae matricis unguis.

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Search of the First Flower

... to be earliest angiosperms. The fruits are small follicles formed from conduplicate carpels helically arranged. Adaxial elongate stigmatic crests are conspicuous on each carpel. The basal one-third of the axes bore deciduous organs of uncertain affinities. No scars of subtending floral ...

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by Miyis
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