crus of diaphragm n.
Any of the muscular origins of the diaphragm from the bodies of the upper lumbar vertebrae that pass the aorta upward to the central tendon.
- Crus of fornix
crus of fornix n. The part of the fornix that rises in a forward curve behind the thalamus and continues forward as the body of the fornix below the corpus callosum.
- Crus of penis
crus of penis n. The posterior portion of the corpus cavernosum of the penis attached to the ischiopubic ramus.
[kruhst] /krʌst/ noun 1. the brown, hard outer portion or surface of a loaf or slice of bread (distinguished from ). 2. a slice of bread from the end of a loaf, consisting chiefly of this. 3. the pastry covering the outside of a pie or other dish. 4. a piece of stale bread. 5. […]
[kruh-stey-shuh n] /krʌˈsteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. any chiefly aquatic arthropod of the class Crustacea, typically having the body covered with a hard shell or crust, including the lobsters, shrimps, crabs, barnacles, and wood lice. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the crustaceans. /krʌˈsteɪʃən/ noun 1. any arthropod of the mainly aquatic class Crustacea, typically having […]