crural

[ kroor-uhl ]

adjective
  1. of or relating to the leg or the hind limb.

  2. Anatomy, Zoology. of or relating to the leg proper, or crus.

Origin of crural

1
1590–1600; <Latin crūrālis belonging to the legs, equivalent to crūr- (stem of crūs) leg + -ālis-al1

Other words from crural

  • in·ter·cru·ral, adjective
  • post·cru·ral, adjective
  • pre·cru·ral, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for crural

crural

/ (ˈkrʊərəl) /


adjective
  1. of or relating to the leg or thigh

Origin of crural

1
C16: from Latin crūrālis, from crūs leg, shin

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