Cite
 

Meaning of seton

se•ton

Pronunciation: (sēt'n), [key]
— n. Surg.
  1. a thread or the like inserted beneath the skin to provide drainage or to guide subsequent passage of a tube.

Se•ton

Pronunciation: (sēt'n), [key]
— n.
  1. (“Mother Seton”), 1774–1821, U.S. educator, social-welfare reformer, and religious leader: first native-born American to be canonized (1975).
  2. 1860–1946, English writer and illustrator in the U.S.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: