Suture

  • 1 suture — [ sytyr ] n. f. • 1540; lat. méd. sutura, de suere « coudre » 1 ♦ Réunion, à l aide de fils, de parties divisées à la suite d un accident ou d une intervention chirurgicale (lèvres d une plaie, extrémités d un tendon coupé). Faire une suture.… …

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  • 2 Suture — Su ture, n. [L. sutura, fr. suere, sutum, to sew or stitch: cf. F. suture. See {Sew} to unite with thread.] 1. The act of sewing; also, the line along which two things or parts are sewed together, or are united so as to form a seam, or that which …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Suture — literally means join . The term may refer to:* surgical suture, a stich used by doctors and surgeons to hold tissue together. * Suture (anatomical), a rigid joint between hard parts of animals * suture (geology), a major fault through an orogen… …

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  • 4 suturé — suturé, ée (su tu ré, rée) adj. Qui offre une suture, qui a la suture saillante ou colorée …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 suture — ► NOUN 1) a stitch or row of stitches holding together the edges of a wound or surgical incision. 2) a thread or wire used for this. 3) a seam like junction between two parts, especially between bones of the skull. ► VERB ▪ stitch up with a… …

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  • 6 suture — 1540s, surgical stitching of a wound, etc., from L. sutura a seam, a sewing together, from sutus, pp. of suere to sew (see SEW (Cf. sew)). The verb is recorded from 1777 …

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  • 7 suture — n *joint, articulation …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 suture — SUTURE. s. f. Terme d anatomie. Il ne se dit qu en cette phrase, Les Sutures du crane, pour dire, Les jointures des parties du crane …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 9 suture — [so͞o′chər] n. [L sutura < sutus, pp. of suere, to SEW] 1. a) the act of joining together by or as by sewing b) the line along which such a joining is made 2. Anat. the joining together, or the irregular line of junction, of certain vertebrate …

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  • 10 Suture — The word suture has several uses in medicine, including: {{}}Cranial suture A type of joint between the bones of the skull where the bones are held tightly together by fibrous tissue. A surgical suture Thread like material used to sew tissue… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 11 suture — (su tu r ) s. f. 1°   Terme de chirurgie. Opération qui consiste à coudre les lèvres d une plaie pour en obtenir la réunion. Suture à points séparés ou suture entrecoupée. Suture enchevillée ou emplumée. Suture entortillée. Suture à points passés …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 12 Suture — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « « suture » », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le terme suture est un nom féminin… …

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  • 13 SUTURE — n. f. T. d’Anatomie Jointure de deux parties du crâne qui entrent l’une dans l’autre par des dentelures et qui paraissent comme cousues ensemble. Il se dit, en termes de Botanique, de l’Endroit où les pièces, les valves qui forment l’enveloppe de …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 14 suture — 1) n. (in anatomy) a type of immovable joint, found particularly in the skull, that is characterized by a minimal amount of connective tissue between the two bones. The cranial sutures include the coronal suture, between the frontal and parietal… …

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  • 15 suture — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French, from Latin sutura seam, suture, from sutus, past participle of suere to sew more at sew Date: 15th century 1. a. a strand or fiber used to sew parts of the living body;… …

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  • 16 SUTURE — s. f. T. d Anat. Jointure de deux parties du crâne qui entrent l une dans l autre par des dentelures, et qui paraissent comme cousues ensemble. Les sutures du crâne.   Il se dit, en Botanique, de L endroit où les pièces, les valves qui forment l… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 17 suture — sutural, adj. suturally, adv. /sooh cheuhr/, n., v., sutured, suturing. n. 1. Surg. a. a joining of the lips or edges of a wound or the like by stitching or some similar process. b. a particular method of doing this. c. one of the stitches or… …

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  • 18 suture — n. 1) to put in a suture 2) to remove, take out a suture …

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  • 19 suture — UK [ˈsuːtʃə(r)] / US [ˈsutʃər] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms suture : singular suture plural sutures medical the stitch or stitches used for closing the edges of a cut …

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  • 20 suture — su•ture [[t]ˈsu tʃər[/t]] n. v. tured, tur•ing 1) srg a) a joining of the edges of a wound or the like by stitching or some similar process b) a particular method of doing this c) one of the stitches or fastenings employed 2) anat. the seam where …

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