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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Thread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together; A seam used in surgery; An immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull) v. - Join with a surgical thread.

Usage examples (37)
  • suture the wound after surgery
  • Errr..suture to real patient okey! but i just learned it once and never practicing it even on the suture kit.
  • It was necessary to calculate the exact length of the vascular pedicle, for tension on an arterial or venous suture is a dangerous thing.
  • The large bone fragment that arrived late at the autopsy arose immediately anterior to the coronal suture, which is faintly seen here. for more
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