- duquesne, fort,
- dur. dol.,
- durable goods,
- durable press,
Origin of dura mater
Examples from the Web for dura mater
The dura-mater was lacerated and brain matter from the frontal lobe escaped freely.
The dura-mater was healed but thickened, and some clot upon its surface was removed.
Word Origin for 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].