interrupted suture

noun
in·​ter·​rupt·​ed suture | \ ˌint-ə-ˈrəp-təd- How to pronounce interrupted suture (audio) \

Medical Definition of interrupted suture

: a suture in which each stitch is separately tied

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“Interrupted suture.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/interrupted%20suture. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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