Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In zoology: Of or pertaining to the space between the crura or rami of the under jaw; interramal; submental.
- Situated between the crura cerebri, as the interpeduncular space or area at the base of the brain.
- adj. Taking place or located between the legs.
- adj. anatomy Applied to the interneural plates in the vertebral column of many cartilaginous fish.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Anat.) Between crura; -- applied especially to the interneural plates in the vertebral column of many cartilaginous fishes.
- inter- ("between") + crural (Wiktionary)
“There is also evidence that penetration was often avoided by having the erastes face his beloved and place his penis between the thighs of the eromenos, which is known as intercrural sex.”
“As they pass across the subcutaneous inguinal ring, they are connected together by delicate fibrous tissue, forming a fascia, called the intercrural fascia.”
“Grasping hands, sticky with scented lubricants, tempt you with fistfuls of dollars, with bars of gold, and with invitations to oral, anal, and/or intercrural sex.”
“On the other hand, the paper on intercrural sex was really good.”
“You know the thing; I need not tell you that it is my intercrural pudding with one end.”
“The intercrural fibers are a series of curved tendinous fibers, which arch across the lower part of the aponeurosis of the Obliquus externus, describing curves with the convexities downward.”
“This intercrural fascia is continued down as a tubular prolongation around the spermatic cord and testis, and encloses them in a sheath; hence it is also called the external spermatic fascia.”
“The intercrural fibers increase the strength of the lower part of the aponeurosis, and prevent the divergence of the crura from one another; they are more strongly developed in the male than in the female.”
“The subcutaneous inguinal ring is seen as a distinct aperture only after the intercrural fascia has been removed.”
“It is bounded below by the crest of the pubis; on either side by the margins of the opening in the aponeurosis, which are called the crura of the ring; and above, by a series of curved intercrural fibers.”
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