cruciate muscle n.
A muscle in which the bundles of muscle fibers cross in an x-shaped configuration.
- Cruciate ligament of knee
cruciate ligament of knee n. Either of two ligaments, anterior and posterior, that pass from the intercondylar area of the tibia to the intercondylar fossa of the femur.
- Cruciate ligament
noun 1. (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