bridle suture

[brīdl]

n.

A suture passed through the superior rectus muscle to rotate the globe downward in eye surgery.

Nearby words

  1. bridie,
  2. bridle,
  3. bridle hand,
  4. bridle joint,
  5. bridle path,
  6. bridlewise,
  7. bridoon,
  8. brie,
  9. brief,
  10. briefcase


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