A suture made from an uninterrupted series of stitches and fastened at each end by a knot.uninterrupted suture
Continually vs. ContinuouslyToday we’re going to explore the meanings and uses of the adverbs continually and continuously. These terms, along with their adjective forms continual and continuous, are often used interchangeably in speech and writing, but style guides urge writers to practice discernment when using continually and continuously. In formal contexts, continually should be used to mean “very often; at regular or frequent intervals,” and continuously to …
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- continuous positive pressure breathing,
- continuous positive pressure ventilation,
- continuous processing,
- continuous spectrum,
- continuous stationery,
- continuous variation,
- continuous wave,
- continuous waves,
- continuous welded rail,
- continuous-expansion engine
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