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subdural

adjective sub·dur·al \ˌsəb-ˈdr-əl, -ˈdyr-; ˈsəb-ˌ\

Definition of SUBDURAL

:  situated or occurring beneath the dura mater or between the dura mater and the arachnoid membrane <subdural space> <subdural hematomas>

Origin of SUBDURAL

sub- + dura (mater)
First Known Use: 1875

Rhymes with SUBDURAL

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subdural

adjective sub·du·ral \ˌsəb-ˈd(y)r-əl\

Medical Definition of SUBDURAL

:  situated, occurring, or performed under the dura mater or between the dura mater and the arachnoid <subdural hematoma>
sub·du·ral·ly \-ē\ adverb

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