Synonyms of suture


1. suture, sutura, fibrous joint, joint, articulation, articulatio

usage: an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)

2. suture, surgical seam, seam

usage: a seam used in surgery

3. suture, thread, yarn

usage: thread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together


1. suture, seam

usage: join with a suture; "suture the wound after surgery"

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Definition and meaning of suture (Dictionary)