filum durae matris spinalis

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filum durae matris spinalis filum du·rae ma·tris spi·na·lis (dur'ē mā'trĭs spī-nā'lĭs, dyur'ē)
n.
The termination of the spinal dura mater, surrounding the terminal filum of the cord and attached to the deep dorsal sacrococcygeal ligament.

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