Cerebral crus

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Cerebral crus
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Section through midbrain showing label for cerebral crus at lower left.
Details
Latin crus cerebri
Identifiers
Gray's p.800
NeuroNames hier-530
NeuroLex ID Cerebral crus
Dorlands
/Elsevier
c_64/12268053
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.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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