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Noun: suture  soo-chu(r)
  1. An immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
    - sutura, fibrous joint
     
  2. A seam used in surgery
    - surgical seam
     
  3. Thread of catgut, silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together
Verb: suture  soo-chu(r)
  1. Join with a suture
    "suture the wound after surgery"

Derived forms: suturing, sutures, sutured

Type of: articulatio, articulation, joint, seam, thread, yarn

Encyclopedia: Suture