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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

crus

Any leg-like structure.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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