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Medical Term:

duraplasty

Pronunciation: du'ra-plas-te

Definition: A reconstructive operation on the open dura mater that involves a primary closure or secondary closure with another soft tissue material (muscle, fascia, allograft dura).

[dura (mater) + G. plastos, formed]

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