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Definitions of suture:

part of speech: verb


part of speech: verb

1. A synarthrosis between two bones formed in membrane, the uniting medium ( which tends to disappear eventually) being a fibrous membrane continuous with the periosteum; an anatomical suture. 2. The surgical uniting of two surfaces by means of stitches. 3. The material, silk thread, catgut, wire, etc., by means of which the two surfaces are kept in apposition. 4. The seam so formed; a surgical suture.

part of speech: verb

Seam where bones have " knitted" together. Sewing of a wound or incision.

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