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dura

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