Meaning of crestal in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkrɛst(ə)l/


  • 1Anatomy
    Denoting or relating to a part of a bone forming a crest or ridge, especially along the edge of the jaw around the crowns of the teeth.

    • ‘the earliest radiographic sign of periodontitis is loss of definition of crestal bone’
  • 2Denoting or relating to the crest of a mountain or hill.

    • ‘the well is located in a crestal position’