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[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.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Suture." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737943/all/sagittal_suture.
Suture. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737943/all/sagittal_suture. Accessed September 17, 2019.
Suture. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737943/all/sagittal_suture
Suture [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 17]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737943/all/sagittal_suture.
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