Definition of suture noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsuːtʃə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsuːtʃər//
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(medical) a stitch or stitches made when sewing up a wound, especially after an operation Word Origin late Middle English: from French, or from Latin sutura, from suere ‘sew’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: suture

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