from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as duramen.
  • noun The dura mater (which see).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Short form for dura mater.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun anatomy The dura mater, the outer covering of the brain and spinal cord

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

  • noun the outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meninges


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