duraplasty
A reconstructive operation on the open dura mater that involves a primary closure or secondary closure with another soft tissue material ( e.g., muscle, fascia, allograft dura). [dura (mater) + G. plastos, formed]

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du·ra·plas·ty (dooґrə-plas″te) [dura mater + -plasty] a plastic operation on the dura mater; graft of the dura.

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