[door-uhl, dyoor-uhl]
of or pertaining to the dura mater.

1885–90; dur(a) + -al1

subdural, adjective
superdural, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To dural
World English Dictionary
dural (ˈdjʊərəl)
relating to or affecting the dura mater

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Macerated brain, muddy brown and the consistency of toothpaste, oozed from the dural rent marking the bullet's entry.
As the nerve enters the optic foramen its dural sheath becomes continuous with that lining the orbit and the optic foramen.
If an epidural sensor is used, it is inserted between the skull and dural tissue.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature