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1. An intertwining of a cord or cordlike structure to form a lump or knob.
2. In surgery, the intertwining of the ends of a suture, ligature, bandage, or sling so that the ends will not slip or become separated.
SEE: square knot
3. In anatomy, an enlargement forming a knoblike structure.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Knot." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765532/0/knot.
Knot. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765532/0/knot. Accessed May 28, 2023.
Knot. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765532/0/knot
Knot [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 28]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765532/0/knot.
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