suture

You are here

suture
  • noun
    A stitch or row of stitches holding together the edges of a wound or surgical incision. (sutures are removed on the 5th to 7th day after the operation)
    An immovable junction between two bones, such as those of the skull.
    verb
    Stitch up (a wound or incision) with a suture. (the small incision was sutured)

About

We are dedicated to creating and providing free, high-quality English language learning resources.