Associations to the word «Suture»


SUTURE, noun. A seam formed by sewing two edges (especially of skin) together.
SUTURE, noun. Thread used to sew two edges (especially of skin) together; stitch.
SUTURE, noun. (geology) An area where separate terranes join together along a major fault.
SUTURE, noun. (anatomy) A type of fibrous joint bound together by Sharpey's fibres which only occurs in the skull.
SUTURE, noun. (anatomy) A seam or line, such as that between the segments of a crustacean, between the whorls of a univalve shell, or where the elytra of a beetle meet.
SUTURE, verb. (transitive) to sew up or join by means of a suture

Dictionary definition

SUTURE, noun. An immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull).
SUTURE, noun. A seam used in surgery.
SUTURE, noun. Thread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together.
SUTURE, verb. Join with a suture; "suture the wound after surgery".

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