What does the word crural mean?

Usage examples for crural

  1. The whole vascular system of an animal poisoned by intravenous injection was thoroughly washed out with the warm defibrinised blood of four animals of the same species, the blood being infused into an external jugular vein and allowed to flow out of a crural artery. – On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote by A. Mueller
  2. The synovial membrane extends beneath the quadriceps extensor as a cul- de- sac, which either communicates with the sub- crural bursa, or forms with it one continuous cavity. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson

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