suture

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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 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 pattern.
This figure-of-eight suture must be tugged to ensure a good bite of the uterosacral ligament and to test its strength.