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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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Percutaneous reduction of an isolated zygomatic fracture using a wire suture. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2013; 51: 201-2.
After uniting three tendons, finally the sutured tendons were again strengthened by placing stainless steel 20 G wire suture from outside.
With a dorsal plaster slab and early active motion of the fingers good to excellent results was achieved in 77% of their cases11 Olivier et al compared two technique of motion-stable wire suture (MSWST) and modified Kessler suture for flexor tendon repair.