intercrural

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

inter- (between) + crural [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

intercrural (not comparable)

  1. Taking place or located between the legs.
    Intercrural intercourse is frequently seen on ancient Greek ceramics.
    the female intercrural foramen
  2. (anatomy) Applied to the interneural plates in the vertebral column of many cartilaginous fish.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 intercrural, a.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary, second edition (1989)