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Definitions and Synonyms of suture | Another word for suture | What is suture?

Definition 1: thread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together - [noun denoting artifact]

(suture is a kind of ...) a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

(suture is made of the substance ...) a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery

Definition 2: a seam used in surgery - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for suture in the sense of this definition

(suture is a kind of ...) joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces

Definition 3: an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull) - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for suture in the sense of this definition

(suture is a kind of ...) (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)

(... is a kind of suture ) the suture between the parietal and frontal bones of the skull

(... is a kind of suture ) the suture between two halves of the frontal bone (usually obliterated by the age of 6)

(... is a kind of suture ) the suture between the two maxillae of the upper jawbone

(... is a kind of suture ) the suture between the two nasal bones

(... is a kind of suture ) the suture between the occipital and parietal bones

(... is a kind of suture ) the suture between the occipital and the temporal bones; a continuation of the lamboid suture

(... is a kind of suture ) the suture between the parietal and the temporal bones

(... is a kind of suture ) the suture uniting the two parietal bones

Definition 4: join with a suture - [verb of contact]

Samples where suture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • suture the wound after surgery

(suture is a kind of ...) put together with a seam

"seam a dress"

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