primary union n.
See healing by first intention.
primary union of the small surgical wound of the skin and fascia occurs in forty-eight hours.
The temperature at once fell and the after progress was uneventful, the wound healing by primary union.
The wound closed by primary union, the paralysis improved, and the man rejoined his regiment.
Healing by primary union followed, and no further symptoms were observed.
There was a question in men's minds as to whether nature worked better by primary union or by means of the suppurative process.
primary union is the rule, and the wire sutures may be removed at the end of the tenth or twelfth day.
primary union resulted, and the dog's legs were as good as ever!
The wound healed by primary union and the aneurism rapidly shrank.
In slight cuts the bleeding readily ceases, and the wound heals by primary union, or by "first intention," as surgeons call it.
After the use of this anesthetic, primary union is not usual.