Dictionary of the word “Durematoma”

Meaning of the word

The term “durematoma” is a junction of the words “hard” (regarding the dura mater, one of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord) and “bruise” (blood accumulation in a tissue). Therefore, the durematoma is a bruise that occurs in the dura-mater.

Origin of the word

The word “durematoma” is formed by the junction of the terms “hard” and “hematoma”. “Hard” comes from the Latin “hard mater”, which means “hard mother” and refers to the sturdy membrane that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. “Hematoma” also originates in the Greek “Haima” (blood) and “take” (accumulation).

Word adverbs

There are no specific adverbs related to the word “durematoma”.

Conjunctions of the word

There are no specific conjunctions related to the word “durematoma”.

Synonyms of the word

Some synonyms for “durematoma” are: epidural hematoma, extraordural hematoma or cranial hematoma.

Word Definitions

  1. Blood accumulation between the dura and the skull;
  2. bruise that forms between the dura and the skull.

Phrases that the word applies

1. The patient suffered a durematoma after head trauma.

2. Durematoma has been surgically removed to relieve brain pressure.

Examples of the word in text

The patient was diagnosed with a durematoma after a bicycle fall. The bruising was removed through emergency surgery.

Rhymes with the word

Words that rhyme with “durematoma”: hematoma, neurastoma, lymphoma, sarcoma.

Anagrams with the word

No anagrams were found with the word “durematoma”.

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