stapling

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(stāp′ling)

[staple]
In surgery, the use of staples to close and fasten tissues. Stapling can usually be performed more rapidly than suturing.

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STAPLED INCISION ;
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STAPLING DEVICES

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(stāp′ling)

[staple]
In surgery, the use of staples to close and fasten tissues. Stapling can usually be performed more rapidly than suturing.

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STAPLED INCISION ;
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STAPLING DEVICES

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