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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Taking place or located between the legs.
  • adj. Applied to the interneural plates in the vertebral column of many cartilaginous fish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Between crura; -- applied especially to the interneural plates in the vertebral column of many cartilaginous fishes.

from The 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.

Etymologies

inter- ("between") + crural  (Wiktionary)

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