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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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suturesu‧ture /ˈsuːtʃə $ -ər/ noun [countable] medical  MHa stitch that is used to sew a wound togethersuture verb [transitive]
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sutureSurgeons, however, have used metallic implants such as clips and automatic sutures for a long time without any such complication reported.Tissues should be able to support themselves unaided before sutures are removed.This item was supposed to replace the old-fashioned sutures.Various types and patterns of sutures exist - unfortunately we do not have space to discuss them all here.This sentence suture can add variety to your sentence structure.All nautiloids have simple suture lines.The suture marks show the closure was not tension free.Longitudinal dorsal incision of the constricting band followed by transverse suture results in a fully mobile foreskin.
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