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crus

 [krus] (pl. cru´ra) (L.)
1. leg (def. 1).
2. a leglike part.
crus ce´rebri basis pedunculi cerebri.
crus of clitoris the continuation of the corpus cavernosum of the clitoris, diverging posteriorly to be attached to the pubic arch.
crura of diaphragm two fibroelastic bands that arise from the lumbar vertebrae and insert into the central tendon of the diaphragm.
crura of fornix two flattened bands of white matter that unite to form the body of the fornix of the cerebrum.
crus of penis the continuation of each corpus cavernosum of the penis, diverging posteriorly to be attached to the pubic arch.

crus

, gen.

cru·ris

, pl.

cru·ra

(krūs, kroo'ris, -ră), [TA] Do not confuse this word with crux.
1.
See also: limb. Synonym(s): leg
2. Any anatomic structure resembling a leg; usually (in the plural) a pair of diverging bands or elongated masses.
See also: limb.
[L.]

crus

(krus) pl. cru´ra   [L.]
1. leg (1).
2. a leglike part.

crus ce´rebri  a structure comprising fiber tracts descending from the cerebral cortex to form the longitudinal fascicles of the pons.
crus of clitoris  the continuation of each corpus cavernosum of the clitoris, diverging posteriorly to be attached to the pubic arch.
crura of diaphragm  two fibromuscular bands that arise from the lumbar vertebrae and insert into the central tendon of the diaphragm.
crus of fornix  either of two flattened bands of white substance that unite to form the body of the fornix.
crus of penis  the continuation of each corpus cavernosum of the penis, diverging posteriorly to be attached to the pubic arch.

crus

(kro͞os, krŭs)
n. pl. crura (kro͝or′ə)
1. The section of the leg or hind limb between the knee and foot; shank.
2.
a. A leglike part.
b. A body part consisting of elongated masses or diverging bands that resemble legs or roots.

crus

[krus] pl. crura
Etymology: L, leg
1 the leg, from knee to foot.
2 a structure resembling a leg, such as the crura of anthelix.

crus

, gen. cruris (krūs, krūr'is) [TA]
1. Synonym(s): leg.
2. Any anatomic structure resembling a leg; usually (in the plural) a pair of diverging bands or elongated masses.
See also: limb
[L.]

crus

Any leg-like structure.

crus

leg between knee and ankle

crus

pl. crura [L.]
1. shaped like the human leg.
2. a leglike part. Called also branch, e.g. the branches or crura of the atrioventricular bundle.

crus cerebri
the ventral part of the cerebral peduncles comprising fiber tracts descending from the cerebral cortex to form the longitudinal fascicles of the pons.
clitoridal crus
the continuation of the corpora cavernosa of the clitoris, diverging posteriorly to be attached to the sciatic arch.
diaphragmatic crus
two fibromuscular bands that arise from the lumbar vertebrae and insert into the central tendon of the diaphragm.
fornical crus
two flattened bands of white matter that unite to form the body of the fornix of the cerebrum.
penile crus
the continuation of each corpus cavernosum of the penis, diverging caudally to be attached to the sciatic arch.
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