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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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A figure-of-eight suture pattern was used and was secured with five surgeon's knots.
This figure-of-eight suture must be tugged to ensure a good bite of the uterosacral ligament and to test its strength.
Once hemostasis is adequate, the cuff is closed with three figure-of-eight sutures of 0-polydioxanone (PDS).
Specific figure-of-eight sutures are placed at the site of visible individual transected intrarenal vessels using a CT-1 needle and 2-0 Vicryl suture.
In figure-of-eight technique, a total of four figure-of-eight sutures were placed parasternally (one cephalically at the manubrium and three at the body of sternum).