dural tube

dural tube,

n membrane that surrounds the spinal cord. The space between the dural tube and the spinal cord is filled with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). See also cerebrospinal fluid.
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We are introduced to the main structures interfacing the dural tube and some of the concepts associated with trauma.
The vertebral column, its mobility, and its relationship with the dural tube are the core subjects of Chapter 5.
This canal lies in the midline and therefore the developing spinal elements (vertebrae, dural tube, spinal cord and spinal nerves) are separated (split) and develop as two sets of structures.
Converting the two dural tubes to a single dural tube.
We were then able to fashion a new dural tube covering before allowing Mr Gornall and his colleagues to return and complete the procedure.
We were then able to fashion a new dural tube covering before then allowing Mr Gornall and his colleagues to return and complete the separation.
While attempting to hold the dural tube (the layers of tissue that surround the spine) still, it became apparent that there was an oscillation running through it that defied his best efforts.