Crus

Crus

[kruhs, kroos]
For the stilt-legged fly subgenus of Metopochetus, see Crus.

Crus (Latin for 'leg', plural is "crura") is the portion of the body starting from the ankle and ends at the knee. It is sometimes known as the gaiter.

Crus can also refer to other anatomical structures that are leg-shaped:

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