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stitch noun definition in Medical equipment topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

stitch

 noun: Medical equipment topic
[countable] a short piece of thread, etc. that doctors use to sew the edges of a wound together The cut needed eight stitches. I had six stitches in my foot after the accident. (especially British English) I’m having my stitches out today. (North American English) I’m getting my stitches out today.