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Crura



[kruhs, kroos] /krʌs, krus/

noun, plural crura
[kroo r-uh] /ˈkrʊər ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy, Zoology.
1.
the part of the leg or hind limb between the femur or thigh and the ankle or tarsus; shank.
2.
a limb or process, as of a bone or other structure.
3.
any of various parts likened to a leg or to a pair of legs.
/ˈkrʊərə/
noun
1.
the plural of crus
/krʌs/
noun (pl) crura (ˈkrʊərə)
1.
(anatomy) the leg, esp from the knee to the foot
2.
(usually pl) leglike parts or structures

crus (krōōs, krŭs)
n. pl. cru·ra (krur’ə)

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    [kruhs, kroos] /krʌs, krus/ noun, plural crura [kroo r-uh] /ˈkrʊər ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy, Zoology. 1. the part of the leg or hind limb between the femur or thigh and the ankle or tarsus; shank. 2. a limb or process, as of a bone or other structure. 3. any of various parts likened to a […]



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