crural

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Related to crural nerve: medial crural cutaneous nerve

cru·ral

 (kro͝or′əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the leg, shank, or thigh.

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

crural

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

cru•ral

(ˈkrʊər əl)

adj.
of or pertaining to the leg or the hind limb.
[1590–1600; < Latin crūrālis=crūr-, s. of crūs leg + -ālis -al1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.crural - of or relating the leg from the knee to the foot
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In 1791, Luigi Galvani published his work describing the stimulation of the inner crural nerves of a frog with an electrostatically charged object, causing the leg muscles to contract.