crura


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crura

[′kru̇r·ə]
(anatomy)
Plural of crus.
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Treatment of impotence due to perineal venous leakage by ligation of crura penis.
This has been attributed to excessive hiatal manipulation and hiatal enlargement due to extended incision and partial resection of the crura.
Hyperventilation or forced respiration from bronchopulmonary disease may cause increased uptake in the diaphragm, crura, and intercostal muscles.
The operation proceeded without incident (the chorda tympani nerve, the stapedial tendon, and both the anterior and posterior crura of the stapes were identified) until a facial nerve dehiscence was noted.
The first step in Riechelmann and Rettinger's procedure was to place the septal graft between the mucoperichondrial flaps and upper lateral cartilages and trim the caudal edge to the level of the medial crura of the lower lateral cartilages.
It is sometimes necessary to disarticulate the lateral crura from the upper lateral cartilages in order to successfully reorient them (figure, D).
A line (line S) was drawn between the SSC crura at a level 1.
A pocket is created between the medial crura with gentle scissors dissection (figure 2, B).