Definition of Crura. Meaning of Crura. Synonyms of Crura

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Definition of Crura

Crura
Crus Crus (kr?s), n.; pl. Crura (kr?"r?). [L., the leg.] (Anat.) (a) That part of the hind limb between the femur, or thigh, and the ankle, or tarsus; the shank. (b) Often applied, especially in the plural, to parts which are supposed to resemble a pair of legs; as, the crura of the diaphragm, a pair of muscles attached to it; crura cerebri, two bundles of nerve fibers in the base of the brain, connecting the medulla and the forebrain.
Crura
Crura Cru"ra (kr?"r?), n. pl. (Anat.) See Crus.

Meaning of Crura from wikipedia

- the Swiss Universities) Crus (plural crura) can also refer to other anatomical structures that are leg-shaped: crura of antihelix crus of cerebrum crus...
- The crus of diaphragm (pl. crura), refers to one of two tendinous structures that extends below the diaphragm to the vertebral column. There is a right...
- The ****oral crura (singular: ****oral crus) are two erectile tissue structures, which together form a V-shape. Crus is a Latin word that means "leg"...
- behind they diverge in the form of two tapering processes, known as the crura, which are firmly connected to the ischial rami. Traced from behind forward...
- cerebral cortex to the pons and spine. The plural of which is cerebral crura. It forms the majority of the basis pedunculi in the midbrain. In some older...
- separate left and right sides are each called the crus of the fornix (plural crura). The bundles of fibers come together in the midline of the brain, forming...
- scrotal nerves (males)/Posterior Labial nerves(females) Other Crura of **** (males) / Crura of ****oris (females) Bulb of **** (males) / Bulb of vestibule...
- by the margins of the opening in the aponeurosis, which are called the crura of the ring; and above, by a series of curved intercrural fibers. The inferior...
- laterally to the edge of the psoas major muscles, and superiorly to the crura of the diaphragm. The retroaortic group are sometimes included in the paraaortic...
- Intercrural **** (from inter- and Latin crura, "legs"), also known as femoral/interfemoral ****, is a type of non-penetrative ****, where the **** is placed...
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