noun, plural cru·ra [kroo r-uh] /ˈkrʊər ə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
Origin of crus
Examples from the Web for crura
They are continuous with a similar layer of fibres on the floor of the mid-brain, where they constitute the crura cerebri.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Crura longiora digito medio, qui digito exteriori ad basin annectitur.Zoological Illustrations, Volume III|William Swainson
A fine, blunt-pointed hook is now inserted between the crura of the stapes.
Crura cerebri: two large cords that connect the supra- with the sub-oesophageal ganglion.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
The crura in other monkeys do not diverge so much as in man and anthropoid apes.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds