of or pertaining to the leg or the hind limb.
Anatomy, Zoology. of or pertaining to the leg proper, or crus.

1590–1600; < Latin crūrālis belonging to the legs, equivalent to crūr- (stem of crūs) leg + -ālis -al1

intercrural, adjective
postcrural, adjective
precrural, adjective Unabridged
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crural (ˈkrʊərəl)
of or relating to the leg or thigh
[C16: from Latin crūrālis, from crūs leg, shin]

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crural cru·ral (krur'əl)

  1. Of or relating to the leg, shank, or thigh.

  2. Of or relating to a body part that resembles a leg.

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