suture

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin sūtūra (suture).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

suture (plural sutures)

  1. A seam formed by sewing two edges (especially of skin) together.
  2. Thread used to sew two edges (especially of skin) together; stitch.
  3. (geology) An area where separate terranes 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.

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Verb[edit]

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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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sūtūra (suture).

Noun[edit]

suture f (plural sutures)

  1. (surgery) suture; stitch

Verb[edit]

suture

  1. first-person singular present indicative of suturer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of suturer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of suturer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of suturer
  5. second-person singular imperative of suturer

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

suture f

  1. plural form of sutura

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

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.