[ sār-kläzh′, sər- ]
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The use of an encircling wire loop or ring to bring together the ends of an obliquely fractured bone or the fragments of a broken patella.tiring
The use of an encircling silicone band around the sclera of the eye to correct detachment of the retina.
The placement of a nonabsorbable suture around a functionally incompetent uterine cervix.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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