CRISTA (CRYSTA)

the construction inside the ampulla at the end of every semicircular canal that retains hair cells vulnerable to the speed and direction of motions of the head.

CRISTA (CRYSTA): "Damage to the crista can result in disruption to equilibrium and motor functioning."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CRISTA (CRYSTA)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/crista-crysta/ (accessed January 29, 2020).
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