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noun 
  1. The tough and inflexible outermost of the three layers of the meninges
Etymology: First attested circa w:1400, 1400, from Medieval Latin dura mater cerebri hard mother of the brain, a loan translation of Arabic umm al-dimagh as-safigah, literally thick mother of the brain, matrix of the brain.


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