from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Located or occurring beneath the dura mater: subdural space; a subdural hematoma.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. located beneath the dura mater and above the meninges

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Situated under the dura mater, or between the dura mater and the arachnoid membrane.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated beneath the dura mater, between the dura mater and the arachnoid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. below the dura mater but above the arachnoid membrane of the meninges


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.