Section through midbrain showing label for cerebral crus at lower left.
|NeuroLex ID||Cerebral crus|
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
The cerebral crus (crus cerebri) is the anterior portion of the cerebral peduncle which contains the motor tracts, the plural of which is cerebral crura.
In some older texts this is called the cerebral peduncle but presently it is usually limited to just the anterior white matter portion of it.
- Atlas image: n2a2p1 at the University of Michigan Health System
- Atlas image: n1a5p3 at the University of Michigan Health System
- NIF Search - Cerebral Crus via the Neuroscience Information Framework
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