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".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy