far-and-near suture

[färənd-nîr′]

n.

A suture used to approximate fascial edges, in which alternate near and far stitches are used.

Nearby words

  1. fluid coupling,
  2. fluid dram,
  3. fluid drive,
  4. fluid dynamics,
  5. fluid lubrication,
  6. fluid mosaic model,
  7. fluid ounce,
  8. fluid pressure,
  9. fluidextract,
  10. fluidics


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