If, however, it be firmly fixed, its crura will probably be broken.
They are continuous with a similar layer of fibres on the floor of the mid-brain, where they constitute the crura cerebri.
From the front of the pons two strong white bands, the crura cerebri or cerebral peduncles, pass forward and upward (see fig. 2).
A fine, blunt-pointed hook is now inserted between the crura of the stapes.
Interro-gavit ille princeps, qui judex fuit, "crura tua levavit?"
A part of the brain formed by the union of the crura cerebri and cerebelli.
crura cerebri: two large cords that connect the supra- with the sub-oesophageal ganglion.
crura longiora digito medio, qui digito exteriori ad basin annectitur.
Through the crura pass the splanchnic nerves, and in addition to these the left crus is pierced by the vena azygos minor.
The crura in other monkeys do not diverge so much as in man and anthropoid apes.
crus (krōōs, krŭs)
n. pl. cru·ra (krur'ə)
The section of the leg between the knee and foot; lower leg; shank.
A body part consisting of elongated masses or diverging bands that resemble legs or roots.
Either of a pair of diverging bands or elongated masses.