Synonyms for suture

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He says that this suture insures the redintegration of the nerve much better.

He states that it is cut from the suture, where a whorl joins the preceding one.

If we trace our finger along the suture in the other direction, viz.

Elongated, with a spiral groove near the suture of the whorls.

Occasionally the body-whorl is obtusely carinated just below the suture.

The suture is simple, and there are faint revolving grooves.

When there are neither ora nor suture to separate it from the antepectus.

This I secured at once with suture and the accident had no bad consequences.

Suture, the arrows denoting the direction in which it is passed.sp.

A few points of suture in the skin may be added if necessary.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "surgical stitching of a wound, etc.," from Latin sutura "a seam, a sewing together," from sutus, past participle of suere "to sew" (see sew). The verb is recorded from 1777. Related: Sutured; suturing.

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joint

nounintersection, juncture
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