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crura


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crura  \Cru"ra\  (kr?"r?),  n.  pl  (Anat.) 
  See  {Crus}. 




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