subdural hematoma

noun

: a hematoma that occurs between the dura mater and arachnoid in the subdural space and that may apply neurologically significant pressure to the cerebral cortex

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“Subdural hematoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/subdural%20hematoma. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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