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crista (pl. cristae) An infolding of the inner membrane of a mitochondrion that projects into the matrix of the organelle. Cristae bear numerous mushroom-shaped bodies, variously called respiratory assemblies, stalk bodies, or elementary particles, which contain certain of the enzymes involved in ATP synthesis.

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crista

crista (pl. cristae) An infolding of the inner membrane of a mitochondrion that projects into the matrix of the organelle. Cristae bear numerous mushroom-shaped bodies, variously called respiratory assemblies, stalk bodies, or elementary particles, which contain certain of the enzymes involved in ATP synthesis.

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crista

crista (krist-ă) n. (pl. cristae)
1. the sensory structure within the ampulla of a semicircular canal within the inner ear.

2. one of the infoldings of the inner membrane of a mitochondrion.

3. any anatomical structure resembling a crest.

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crista
1. See semicircular canals.

2. See mitochondrion.

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