staple


sta·ple

noun \ˈstā-pəl\

Definition of STAPLE

: a usually U-shaped and typically metal surgical fastener used to hold layers of tissue together (as in the closure of an incision)
staple transitive verb, sta·pled sta·pling
sta·pler \-plər\ noun

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