Halsted's suture

n.

A suture placed through the subcuticular fascia, used for exact skin approximation.

Nearby words

  1. hematin chloride,
  2. hematine,
  3. hematinemia,
  4. hematinic,
  5. hematite,
  6. hematoblast,
  7. hematocele,
  8. hematocephaly,
  9. hematochezia,
  10. hematochyluria


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