noun, plural cru·ra [kroo r-uh] /ˈkrʊər ə/. Anatomy, Zoology.
Origin of crus
noun, plural crus [krooz; French kry] /kruz; French krü/.
Origin of cru
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Historical Examples of crus
The Vertus growths rank among the second-class Champagne crus.A History of Champagne
This is divisible into three portions, the thigh, the crus or shin, and the pes.
This is as usual divisible into three portions, the thigh, the crus or shin, and the pes.
The optic tract, which crosses the crus, may also be affected, and hemianopia result.
From this reception area the transverse fibres of the pons originate and enter the crus.Degeneracy
Eugene S. Talbot
noun plural crura (ˈkrʊərə)
Word Origin for crus
Word Origin for cru
from French cru "vineyard," literally "growth" (16c.), from Old French crois (12c.; Modern French croît), from croiss-, stem of croistre "growth, augment, increase," ultimately from Latin crescere "come forth, spring up, grow, thrive" (see crescent).