noun, plural cru·ra [kroo r-uh] /ˈkrʊər ə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
Origin of crus
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noun, plural crus [krooz; French kry] /kruz; French krü/.
Origin of cru
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The pars interna is the largest of the three heads and covers most of the medial surface of the crus.
The crus or shin includes two short bones, the tibia and fibula, which are nearly equal in length.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
The two heads of the muscle fuse at a place slightly more than one-half of the distance down the crus.
From this reception area the transverse fibres of the pons originate and enter the crus.Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot
Et nous disions: Il faut bien qu'ils soient faux, puisque le vulgaire les a crus.History of Civilization in England, Vol. 2 of 3|Henry Thomas Buckle