- the part of a leg or hind limb between the knee and the ankle; shank
- any anatomical structure resembling a leg or (in the plural) a pair of legs, as the cerebral peduncles
Origin of crusL, leg, shank
- The section of the leg or hind limb between the knee and foot; shank.
- a. A leglike part.b. A body part consisting of elongated masses or diverging bands that resemble legs or roots.
Origin of crusLatin crūs crūr- leg
- plural form of cru