the leg from the knee to foot
a leglike part; shank
Grades of wine;
that part of the hind limb between the femur, or thigh, and the ankle, or tarsus; the shank
often applied, especially in the plural, to parts which are supposed to resemble a pair of legs; as, the crura of the diaphragm, a pair of muscles attached to it; crura cerebri, two bundles of nerve fibers in the base of the brain, connecting the medulla and the forebrain
Origin: [L., the leg.]
Crus is the portion of the body starting from the ankle and ending at the knee. It is sometimes known as the gaiter. The tibia and fibula are the two bones of the crus.
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The numerical value of CRUS in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of CRUS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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