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RE: Nasolacrimal crest
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> Thanks to all those who replied giving defintions.
> With regard to the nasolacrimal crest, does this (these) always have an
> underlying bony projection from the nasal and lacrimal bones, or can it
> (they) be simply non-bony tissue?
As this term is used in paleo, it requires the presence of bony material.
(Otherwise we wouldn't know about them, barring lagerstatten).
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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