noun (plural crura /kro͝orə/)Anatomy
An elongated part of an anatomical structure, especially one that occurs in the body as a pair. See crus cerebri.
More example sentences
- The lower lateral cartilages become shortened at the medial crura and elongated and displaced in the lateral crura.
- The brachial valve contains short crura and a prominent, branched cardinal process.
- These points are located between the crura and the other connected structures.
early 18th century: Latin, literally 'leg'.
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