dura madre

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See also: duramadre

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin dūra māter [​cerebrī​] (literally hard mother [of the brain]), loan translation of Arabic أُمّ الدِّمَاغ الصَفِيقَة(ʾumm ad-dimāḡ aṣ-ṣafīqa, literally thick mother of the brain”, “matrix of the brain)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /du.raˈma.dre/, [d̪ur̺äˈmäːd̪r̺e̞]
  • Rhymes: -adre

Noun[edit]

dura madre f (plural dure madri)

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  1. (anatomy) dura mater

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