epidural

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(ep″ĭ-door′ăl′)

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[epi- + dura (mater) + -al]

1. Located over or on the dura.
2. An injection of anesthetic into the peridural space to produce epidural anesthesia.

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(ep″ĭ-door′ăl′)

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[epi- + dura (mater) + -al]

1. Located over or on the dura.
2. An injection of anesthetic into the peridural space to produce epidural anesthesia.

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