epidural

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See also: épidural

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From epi- +‎ dural.

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epidural (comparative more epidural, superlative most epidural)

  1. (anatomy, relational) Situated on or outside the dura mater.
    Synonyms: extradural, peridural
  2. (medicine, relational) Of or pertaining to the space immediately outside the dura mater.
    Epidural anesthesia is commonly used for pain relief during childbirth.

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epidural (plural epidurals)

  1. (medicine) An injection of anaesthetic into the epidural space of the spine, especially associated with pain relief during childbirth.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

epi- +‎ dural

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epidural (masculine and feminine plural epidurals)

  1. epidural

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epidural f (plural epidurals)

  1. epidural

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English epidural, equivalent to epi- +‎ dural.

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  • IPA(key): /epiduˈɾal/, [e.pi.ð̞uˈɾal]
  • Rhymes: -al
  • Hyphenation: e‧pi‧du‧ral

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epidural f (plural epidurales)

  1. epidural

Adjective[edit]

epidural (plural epidurales)

  1. epidural

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