crus definition

  • noun:
    • The part of the leg or hind limb between the knee and base; shank.
    • A leglike part.
    • A body component comprising elongated public or diverging rings that resemble legs or roots.
    • a leglike component; shank
    • Grades of wine; Plural type of cru.
    • That an element of the hind limb involving the femur, or thigh, and the ankle, or tarsus; the shank.
    • usually used, especially in the plural, to components that are supposed to resemble a set of feet.
    • In physiology and zoology: the reduced knee; the the main hind limb between the leg plus the ankle; the second portion associated with the hind limb, corresponding to your forearm or antebrachium of this fore limb, represented by the duration of the tibia or shinbone.
    • Some component likened to a leg, as one of a set of supporting parts; a pillar; a peduncle.
    • plural The calcareous brachial supports inside Brachiopoda, like in Pentamerus and Rhynchonella, where they have been a set of quick discrete, a little curved lamellæ. Also known as crural plates.
    • the knee from knee to base

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