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dura

(ˈdjʊərə)
n
(Anatomy) a short form of dura mater

du′ra ma′ter

(ˈmeɪ tər)
n.
the tough, fibrous membrane forming the outermost of the three coverings of the brain and spinal cord. Also called dura. Compare arachnoid (def. 4), pia mater.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin: literally, hard mother]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dura - the outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meningesdura - the outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meninges
meninges, meninx - a membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cord
tentorium - (anatomy) a fold of dura mater that covers the cerebellum and supports the occipital lobes of the cerebrum
References in classic literature ?
Res dura, et regni novitas me talia cogunt Moliri, et late fines custode tueri.
Affiliates of Patriarch Partners, LLC ("Patriarch") today announced that they have entered into an agreement to recapitalize and acquire a majority interest in DURA Automotive Systems, Inc.
We consider DSSI to be our strategic partner for indirect materials and services," stated Richard Hopkins, Vice President of Procurement and Logistics for DURA Automotive Systems.
has released Synthecel dura repair, a biosynthesized dural replacement derived from cellulose for use in neurosurgery.
Synthecel dura repair is composed of naturally formed biosynthesized cellulose and water and is indicated for use as a dura replacement for the repair of dura mater in adults.
Together we were able to build a strong foundation that positioned DURA to grow in the global marketplace.
In addition to its exit financing facilities, DURA entered into various European accounts receivable factoring facilities totaling approximately [euro]65 million.
Dura mater is the tough, fibrous membrane that covers and protects the brain and spinal cord.
11 /PRNewswire/ -- Affiliates of Patriarch Partners, LLC ("Patriarch") today announced that they have entered into an agreement to recapitalize and acquire a majority interest in DURA Automotive Systems, Inc.
With its emergence from Chapter 11, DURA accomplished one of the most comprehensive business restructurings in the automotive industry.
The DURA team has executed a remarkable turnaround and the company is now among the world's top performing automotive suppliers," said Jeff Stafeil, CEO of DURA Automotive.
Leuliette becomes executive chairman of DURA and a managing director at Patriarch.