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(soo′chŭr)

[L. sutura, a seam]

1. The line of union in an immovable articulation, as those between the skull bones or the articulation itself.
SYN: SEE: sutura
SEE: raphe; SEE: synarthrosis
2. An operation in which soft tissues of the body are united by stitching them together.
3. The thread, wire, or other material used to stitch parts of the body together.
4. The seam or line of union formed by surgical stitches.
5. To unite by stitching.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Suture." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737943/all/wire_suture.
Suture. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737943/all/wire_suture. Accessed August 17, 2019.
Suture. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737943/all/wire_suture
Suture [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737943/all/wire_suture.
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