crura


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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.

cru·ra

(krū'ră),
Plural of crus.

crura

/cru·ra/ (kroo´rah) [L.] plural of crus.

crura

See crus.

cru·ra

(krū'ră)
Plural of crus.
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Ideally, the short axes of the lateral crura should lie nearly perpendicular to the plane of the septum.
Sagittally malpositioned lateral crura represent a frequently overlooked and common problem that has functional and aesthetic implications.
Using the tongue-in-groove technique to improve nasal-tip stability, (3) the surgeon secures the entire CSEG between the medial crura by placing two 5-0 PDS sutures and three 4-0 chromic sutures through-and-through the nasal vestibular skin (figure 6).
A strut harvested from the cartilaginous nasal septum is placed in a pocket that has been dissected between the medial crura and sewn into place with absorbable sutures.
Under this hypothesis, (1) Meckel's cartilage was solely responsible for the head and neck of the malleus, and the body and short process of the incus; (2) Reichert's cartilage was responsible for the handle of the malleus, the long process of the incus, the crura, and the lateral stapedial footplate; and (3) the otic capsule was responsible for the medial stapedial footplate.
A large conductive hearing loss was the result of a dislocated incus and fractured crura.
Otosclerosis affects only the human temporal bone, although very similar lesions that led to conductive or combined hearing loss have been detected in the crura of LP/J mice.
When a prosthesis is required, the anterior and posterior crura of the stapes can be vaporized before the prosthesis is inserted.