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interrupted suture

[ ĭn′tə-rŭptĭd ]

n.

A suture in which each stitch is made from a separate piece of material and fixed by tying the ends together.

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interrogatory, interrupt, interrupted, interrupted fern, interrupted screw, interrupted suture, interrupter, interruption, interscapular, interscholastic, intersect
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