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|Brain: Cerebral crus|
|Section through midbrain showing label for cerebral crus at lower left.|
|Gray's||subject #188 800|
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, it is used as a synonym for the entire cerebral peduncle, not just the anterior portion of it.
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