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Synonyms for suture

a seam used in surgery

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thread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together

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join with a suture

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Disposable gloves plus size,medium sized disposable gloves,small size disposable gloves,naturally absorbable chromic suture (chromic catgut) no.
Urological adult bags for 200ml bed,catguth cromico 2/0 needle 1 / 2 circle 36mm 70cm round tip (natural absorbable chromic suture agiua curva1 / 2 circle cylindrical conical tip, 2.
For hematomas larger than 1 cm in diameter, the dead space was collapsed with a 6-0 chromic suture placed in a quilt-stitch pattern.
A series of 4-0 chromic sutures were used in interrupted fashion to reapproximate the skin and close the circumferential defect (Figure 3).
Using the tongue-in-groove technique to improve nasal-tip stability, (3) the surgeon secures the entire CSEG between the medial crura by placing two 5-0 PDS sutures and three 4-0 chromic sutures through-and-through the nasal vestibular skin (figure 6).