Medical Definition of Crus cerebri

1. Specifically, the massive bundle of corticofugal nerve fibres passing longitudinally on the ventral surface of the midbrain on each side of the midline; it consists of fibres descending from the cortex to the tegmentum of the brainstem, pontine gray matter, and spinal cord. See: cerebral peduncle, basis pedunculi. (05 Mar 2000)

Crus Cerebri Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Crus Cerebri Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Crus Cerebri

crural interosseous nerve
crural ring
crural septum
crural sheath
cruralis posterior
crus I
crus II
crus anterius capsulae internae
crus anterius stapedis
crus anthelicis
crus breve incudis
crus cerebri (current term)
crus dextrum diaphragmatis
crus dextrum fasciculi atrioventricularis
crus fornicis
crus helicis
crus laterale anuli inguinalis superficialis
crus laterale cartilaginis alaris majoris
crus longum incudis
crus mediale
crus mediale annuli inguinalis superficialis
crus mediale cartilaginis alaris majoris
crus membranaceum commune ductus semicircularis

Other Resources Relating to: Crus cerebri

Search for Crus cerebri on!Search for Crus cerebri on!Search for Crus cerebri on Google!Search for Crus cerebri on Wikipedia!