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 for Crus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crus \Crus\ (kr?s), n.; pl. Crura (kr?"r?). [L., the leg.]
     (Anat.)
     (a) That part of the hind limb between the femur, or thigh,
         and the ankle, or tarsus; the shank.
     (b) 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.
         [1913 Webster]

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