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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin sūtūra (suture).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsuː.tjə(ɹ)/, /ˈsuː.tʃə(ɹ)/

NounEdit

 
(1,2) Photo of 8 sutures
 
(4) Cranial Sutures

suture (plural sutures)

  1. A seam formed by sewing two edges together, especially to join pieces of skin in surgically treating a wound.
  2. Thread used to sew or stitch two edges (especially of skin) together.
  3. (geology) An area where separate terrane join together along a major fault.
  4. (anatomy) A type of fibrous joint bound together by Sharpey's fibres which only occurs in the skull.
  5. (anatomy) A seam or line, such as that between the segments of a crustacean, between the whorls of a univalve shell, or where the elytra of a beetle meet.
  6. (botany) The seam at the union of two margins in a plant.

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VerbEdit

suture (third-person singular simple present sutures, present participle suturing, simple past and past participle sutured)

  1. (transitive) To sew up or join by means of a suture.

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suture f

  1. plural of sutura

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suture

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of suturar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of suturar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of suturar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of suturar.