epidural space

n.

The space between the walls and the dura mater of the vertebral canal.

Nearby words

  1. epidote,
  2. epidural,
  3. epidural anesthesia,
  4. epidural block,
  5. epidural hematoma,
  6. epidurography,
  7. epiestriol,
  8. epifauna,
  9. epifocal,
  10. epigamic


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