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duraencephalosynangiosis

Pronunciation: dur'a-en-sef'a-lo-sin-an'je-o'sis

Definition: Surgical transposition of the superficial temporal artery with attached galea to the underlying dura with hope for cerebral revascularization; most commonly used in moyamoya syndrome.

Synonym(s): encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis

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