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

  • adj. Of or relating to the dura mater.

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  • adj. Relating to the dura mater.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to the dura, or dura mater.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the dura mater.

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

  • adj. of or relating to the dura mater


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