agger
An eminence, projection, or shallow ridge. [L. mound]
- a. nasi [TA] an elevation on the lateral wall of the nasal cavity lying between the atrium of the middle meatus and the olfactory sulcus; it is formed by the mucous membrane covering the base of the ethmoidal crest of the maxilla. SYN: nasal ridge.
- a. perpendicularis SYN: eminence of triangular fossa of auricle.
- a. valvae venae SYN: prominence of venous valvular sinus.

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ag·ger 'aj-ər n an anatomical prominence

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ag·ger (ajґer) pl. agґgeres [L. “mound”] an eminence or projection.

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