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Synonyms for suture
an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
thread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together
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A single figure-of-eight suture
approximates the everted tunica vaginalis posterior to the spermatic cord and testis.
For those who could not undergo ligation due to appendix root perforation or gangrene, appendiceal stump was processed by figure-of-eight suture
and reinforced by omentum majus.
The figure-of-eight suture
is critical for preventing lateral migration and resubluxation of the septum before fibrous union has occurred.
Over-reduction of the fragment that occurs with hardware may also be prevented with a figure-of-eight suture
This figure-of-eight suture
must be tugged to ensure a good bite of the uterosacral ligament and to test its strength.