HyperDic: suture

English > 4 senses of the word suture:
NOUNbodysuture, sutura, fibrous jointan immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
artifactsuture, surgical seama seam used in surgery
artifactsuturethread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together
VERBcontactsuturejoin with a suture
suture > pronunciation
Soundssuw'cher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > suture: 4 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningAn immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull).
Synonymssutura, fibrous joint
Narrowercoronal suture, sutura coronalisThe suture between the parietal and frontal bones of the skull
frontal suture, sutura frontalisThe suture between two halves of the frontal bone (usually obliterated by the age of 6)
intermaxillary suture, sutura intermaxillarisThe suture between the two maxillae of the upper jawbone
internasal suture, sutura internasalisThe suture between the two nasal bones
lamboid suture, sutura lamboideaThe suture between the occipital and parietal bones
occipitomastoid sutureThe suture between the occipital and the temporal bones
parietomastoid sutureThe suture between the parietal and the temporal bones
sagittal suture, interparietal suture, sutura sagittalisThe suture uniting the two parietal bones
Broaderjoint, articulation, articulatio(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion / motion)
Spanisharticulación fibrosa, sutura
Catalansutura
English > suture: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA seam used in surgery.
Synonymsurgical seam
Broaderseamjoint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
Spanishsutura
Catalansutura
Verbssuturejoin with a suture
English > suture: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningthread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together.
Broaderthread, yarnA fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing / sewing and weaving
Substancescatgut, gutA strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery
Spanishhilo de sutura, sutura
Catalansutura
Verbssuturejoin with a suture
English > suture: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningjoin with a suture.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"suture the wound after surgery"
BroaderseamPut together with a seam
Spanishsuturar
Nounssuturethread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together
suturea seam used in surgery
suturingsurgical joining of two surfaces

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