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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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However, the loop cannot be too long to avoid its displacement in the epigastrium, which with flaccid crura may lead to the formation of hiatus hernia.
However, occurrence of accessory diaphragm and anomalies affecting the crura alone (duplication) are very rare.
A high number of testes 80-100 not uniform in shape and arrangement, starting from union of intestinal crura up to posterior extremity of body.
Effect of straining on diaphragmatic crura with identification of the straining-crural reflex.
Clinical radiologic study of the correlation between abdominal symptoms with celiac trunk compression by diaphragm crura, introduced a new nosological entity into the abdominal vascular pathology field--the celiac trunk compression syndrome (Dunbar et al.
The crura around the internal ring contract around the spermatic cord and the external oblique aponeurosis becomes tense and presses on the internal ring, thus reinforcing the weak posterior wall.
The crura was reapproximated with interrupted 0 permanent sutures.
The ciliated lumen opens into the dorsal midline of the buccal collar, just posterior to the position where the two proboscis skeleton crura bifurcate from the skeletal body.
Se han descrito numerosas tecnicas y variaciones, como la aproximacion retrocrural o profunda esplacnica descrita por Kappis en 1919; (15) la transcrural, si la punta de la aguja es colocada anterior a la crura del diafragma; la transaortica descrita por Ischia (16) cuando la aguja pasa posteriormente penetrando la aorta; y la transabdominal, descrita por Wendling en 1918 y que fue modificada cuando se dispuso de tomografia computarizada y ultrasonografia en 1988.
All parts of the clitoris have simple names: the crown (the tip); the corpus (body) and the crura (base).