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du·ra mat·er

(dū'ră mā'tĕr), [TA]
Pachymeninx (as distinguished from leptomeninx, the combined pia mater and arachnoid); a tough, fibrous membrane forming the outer covering of the central nervous system, consisting of periosteal and meningeal dura layer and an inner part, the dural border cell layer, continuous with the arachnoid barrier cell layer.
Synonym(s): dura [TA], pachymeninx [TA]
[L. hard mother, mistransl. of Ar. umm al-jāfīyah, tough protector or covering]

dura

du·ra ma·ter

(dūr'ă mā'tĕr) [TA]
Pachymeninx (as distinguished from leptomeninx, the combined pia mater and arachnoid); a tough, fibrous membrane forming the outer covering of the central nervous system.
Synonym(s): dura.
[L. hard mother, mistransl. of Ar. umm al-jāfīyah, tough protector or covering]

Dura

The strongest and outermost of three membranes that protect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves of the cauda equina.
Mentioned in: Disk Removal
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Ruling Saudi Arabia on a day-to-day basis, Abdullah told the conference: "I don't think that any of us shall ever forget as long as he lives the image of fear and terror portrayed on the innocent face of Mohammed Al Durra before he took his last breath" - referring to a 12-year-old child who was shot while he was being held by his father and whose death by Israeli gunfire was captured on TV.
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