Definition of subcrureus in US English:

subcrureus

(also subcruraeus)

noun

Anatomy
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  • A small muscle located under the vastus intermedius (crureus) muscle, originating from the femur and inserting into the suprapatellar bursa (also more fully "subcrureus muscle"). In early use also: †any of two or more bands of muscle forming this (obsolete).

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Bell. From sub- + crureus.

Pronunciation

subcrureus

/ˌsʌbkrʊəˈrɪəs/