Definition of extradural in English:

extradural

adjective

Medicine
  • another term for epidural
    • ‘The placement of extradural intracranial pressure monitors is considered safer than subdural catheters.’
    • ‘The ganglia of the fifth lumbar and first four sacral lie within the vertebral canal, but these are also extradural.’
    • ‘Despite this, overall rates of survival among older patients with extradural haematoma or subdural haematoma were not insubstantial.’
    • ‘Extraarticular locations for tophus formation included myocardium, pericardium, aortic valves, and extradural spinal regions.’
    • ‘Common sites of metastases include liver, bone, bone marrow, extradural space, orbits and skin.’

Pronunciation:

extradural

/ˌɛkstrəˈdjʊər(ə)l/