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

[Latin crūrālis, from crūs, crūr-, leg.]


(Anatomy) of or relating to the leg or thigh
[C16: from Latin crūrālis, from crūs leg, shin]


(ˈkrʊər əl)

of or pertaining to the leg or the hind limb.
[1590–1600; < Latin crūrālis=crūr-, s. of crūs leg + -ālis -al1]
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Adj.1.crural - of or relating the leg from the knee to the foot
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Tragal cartilage grafts have been used as shield, alar contour, alar batten, lateral crural onlay, dorsal onlay, and infratip lobule grafts.
The GEJ is an anatomically complex region consisting of the intrinsic lower esophageal sphincter (LES), including an intrabdominal portion, the crural diaphragm, the gastric sling fibers, and the phrenoesophageal ligament, (3) forming the acute angle of His.
Compartmental fasciotomy and isolating a muscle from neighboring muscles interfere with myofascial force transmission within the rat anterior crural compartment.
Most notable were the Kaufman procedures, which included a crural crossover (71) and were later modified to use a synthetic mesh tape that joins the crura in the midline.
Moins frequemment, la hernie comprime la racine de L4 et provoque une douleur se situant sur le trajet d'un autre nerf rachidien : le nerf crural.
anesthesia service in abdominal surgery: inguinal crural, cord, or a similar white line
Proporciona pequenas ramas a los musculos semimembranoso, aductor y abductor crural caudal; en el tercio medio de esta region se divide en los nervios peroneo (peroneo comun) y tibial (1-5,8,9,11,15,16).
Intraoperative angio-imaging currently enables superselective embolectomy of the crural vessels using an over-the-wire dual lumen Fogarty balloon catheter (Fig.
Modern application of high voltage stimulation for enhanced healing of venous crural ulceration.
Thrombosis arises in deep crural veins, pulmonary circulation, less commonly in cerebrovascular system, portal vein and retinal veins (3-7) When we analyzed the magnitude of the problem; frequency of systemic thromboembolism in IBD varies between 1-7% and reaches to 39% in some autopsy series (3), (8), (9).
They used crural mesh reinforcement in 13% of patients.