Cerebral crus

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Brain: Cerebral crus
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Section through midbrain showing label for cerebral crus at lower left.
Latin crus cerebri
Gray's p.800
NeuroNames hier-530
NeuroLex ID birnlex_1218

The cerebral crus 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.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.