(anatomy) either of a pair of ligaments that cross each other in the knee, connecting the tibia and the femur
- Cruciate anastomosis
cruciate anastomosis or crucial anastomose n. A surgical connection between the branches of the perforating, gluteal, and circumflex femoral arteries that are located behind the upper part of the femur.
- Crown molding
noun a type of decorative strip used where a wall meets the ceiling, with a curved face and chamfers on the edges; also called cornice
noun, Optics. 1. a lens made of crown glass, usually used as the converging lens component of an achromatic lens. noun 1. a lens made of optical crown, esp the optical-crown part of a compound achromatic lens
noun 1. land belonging to the crown, the revenue of which goes to the reigning sovereign. 2. Also, crownland. one of the administrative divisions of the former empire of Austria-Hungary. noun 1. (in the United Kingdom) land belonging to the Crown 2. public land in some dominions of the Commonwealth