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subdural

Line breaks: sub|dural
Pronunciation: /sʌbˈdjʊər(ə)l
 
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Definition of subdural in English:

adjective

Anatomy
Situated or occurring between the dura mater and the arachnoid membrane of the brain and spinal cord.
Example sentences
  • Because of the protective layer of the dura mater, subdural and intraparenchymal metastases from prostate cancer are rare.
  • Postmortem ocular examination showed haemorrhages of the optic nerve sheaths with subdural haemorrhage greater than subarachnoid haemorrhage.
  • Various techniques, each having advantages and limitations, are available, including subdural, epidural, foramen ovale and intracerebral electrodes.

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