From the description, Secretary Clinton has a subdural hematoma, a collection of blood under the dura mater.
The condition found on examination of the dura mater varies.
The dura mater should be carefully protected from injury as well as the pin.
For this reason it is sometimes necessary to peel away the dura mater from the brain, in order to expose the latter.
Thnard had found a slight depression of the inner table of the skull, and some congestion and thickening of the dura mater.
Nearly two centuries later Baglivi advanced a theory which referred vital movement to the heart and the dura mater.
The dura mater was unfortunately cut through for one-half the circumference of the circle.
The further steps depend on the conditions met with on incision of the dura mater.
His cranium was opened, and a large amount of black blood was found coagulated about his dura mater.
They were situated in the connective tissue beneath the skin and in the muscles, except one, which was attached to the dura mater.
"tough outer membrane surrounding the brain," c.1400, from Medieval Latin dura mater cerebri, literally "hard mother of the brain," a loan-translation of Arabic umm al-dimagh as-safiqa, literally "thick mother of the brain." "In Arabic, the words 'father,' 'mother,' and 'son' are often used to denote relationships between things" [Klein].
dura mater dura ma·ter (mā'tər, mä-)
The tough fibrous membrane covering the brain and the spinal cord and lining the inner surface of the skull. Also called dura , pachymeninx.