The suture is the line at which the division of the frustules takes place in the formation of new individuals.
He says that this suture insures the redintegration of the nerve much better.
The shell, though so thick and massive, yields easily along the lines of suture.
If we trace our finger along the suture in the other direction, viz.
The sculpture is elaborate, consisting of many rows of revolving ribs, and close to the suture there are circling rows of nodes.
Elongated, with a spiral groove near the suture of the whorls.
Between the eyes above are the two frontal bones joined by a suture.
Occasionally the body-whorl is obtusely carinated just below the suture.
He states that it is cut from the suture, where a whorl joins the preceding one.
This I secured at once with suture and the accident had no bad consequences.
1540s, "surgical stitching of a wound, etc.," from Latin sutura "a seam, a sewing together," from sutus, past participle of suere "to sew" (see sew). The verb is recorded from 1777. Related: Sutured; suturing.
suture su·ture (sōō'chər)
The line of junction or an immovable joint between two bones, especially of the skull.
The process of joining two surfaces or edges together along a line by or as if by sewing.
The surgical method used to close a wound or join tissues.
The fine thread or other material used surgically to close a wound or join tissues.
The line so formed.