The crus or shin includes two short bones, the tibia and fibula, which are nearly equal in length.
This is as usual divisible into three portions, the thigh, the crus or shin, and the pes.
The tendon of insertion is formed approximately one-half the way down the crus.
The optic tract, which crosses the crus, may also be affected, and hemianopia result.
Et nous disions: Il faut bien qu'ils soient faux, puisque le vulgaire les a crus.
From this reception area the transverse fibres of the pons originate and enter the crus.
This second bone is the leg proper, called in scientific language the crus.
Then the ventral surfaces of the antibrachium and crus come to look inwards, and their dorsal surfaces to look outwards.
The two heads of the muscle fuse at a place slightly more than one-half of the distance down the crus.
The pars interna is the largest of the three heads and covers most of the medial surface of the crus.
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).
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.