Sinonimi: surgical seam | sutura
ETYM Latin sutura, from suere, sutum, to sew or stitch: cf. French suture. Related to Sew to unite with thread.
1. A seam used in surgery; SYN. surgical seam.
2. An immovable fibrous joint (especially between the bones of the skull); SYN. sutura.
3. Thread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together.
Stitching up of wound; seamlike joint between parts.
Any thread or wire used in surgery to stitch together the edges of a wound or incision. Also, the stitch itself.
To join with a suture, as of a wound in surgery.