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perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and

a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery


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Nothing to do with our feline friends, catgut is in fact made from the intestines of cattle, mainly sheep.
In group 1, polypropylene 5/0 suture was used where as in group 2 chromic catgut 5/0 was used for suturing.
CHROMIC CATGUT: Catgut treated with 20%chromic acid to resist digestion.
In addition to the MARL, the entire forty-one years of the Newsletter and Journal of the Catgut Acoustical Society are completely available online (http://www.
and tied them with catgut mumbled something in a rhyme closed his eyes
Los autores destacaron la importancia del uso de sutura absorbible (que utiliza una cadena doble, de 1 de catgut cromico, pero catgut simple se utiliza mas comunmente hoy en dia) para asegurar los extremos resecados por separado (Cunningham et al.
Although the review found that catgut sutures were more painful than synthetic stitches over the short-term, most women in developed countries already receive synthetic stitches, the reviewers noted.
Perineal repairs involving fast-absorbing polyglactin 910 sutures resulted in less pain and earlier resumption of sexual intercourse for new mothers in a randomized, controlled trial comparing the material with standard polyglactin 910 and chromic catgut.
External suturing was done with 5-0 nylon, and intranasal suturing was done with 5-0 chromic catgut.
Naturally, scientists still do, and to that end, their most recent explanation is string theory, which suggests that way inside the quarks - the smallest things inside atoms that science has yet been able to detect - there are shimmering, vibrating strings (a metaphorical cross between rubber bands and the catgut on a cello), all undulating on their individual wavelength.
Only five of the pens, made from soft quill and catgut, and valued at pounds 3,500 each, are thought to be in existence.
The Word made accessible and available, through paint and bronze and catgut and celluloid, through clay, thread and wood.
Ian Fergusson allegedly ignored a patient's warning that she was allergic to catgut and used it to stitch her, causing a violent reaction.
Stringed instruments are strung with catgut, right?