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dural

[ door-uhl, dyoor-uhl ]
/ ˈdʊər əl, ˈdyʊər əl /
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adjective

of or relating to the dura mater.

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Origin of dural

First recorded in 1885–90; dur(a mater) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM dural

sub·du·ral, adjectivesu·per·du·ral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dural

dural
/ (ˈdjʊərəl) /

adjective

relating to or affecting the dura mater
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