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  • n. Plural form of suture.


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  • I think it was the combo of the big hole, the unexpected wait and and then the Frankenstein sutures, and I expect I'll feel much better about things in a week or so.

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  • Thus, the bones of the skull are dovetailed by joints called sutures, which are immovable.

    A Practical Physiology

  • These are called the sutures, and in infancy they are not joined.

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  • That white spheroidal mass, with its grinning rows and serrated sutures, that is a human skull.

    The Scalp Hunters

  • The surgeon who carved his initials into someone's sutures, that is a cause for malpractice.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Fortunately the anaesthetic did its job and the sutures are the easiest part.

    5 Minutes For Mom

  • There is normally some space, called sutures, between several bones that make up the skull in the infant and craniosynostosis ocurrs when these bones fuse together too early. Press Releases

  • THE proof I have is this, That besides the general conformation of those hard bodies, so as to be perfectly adapted to each other's shape, there is, in some places, a mutual indentation of the different pieces of gravel into each other; an indentation which resembles perfectly that junction of the different bones of the cranium, called sutures, and which must have necessarily required a mixture of those bodies while in a soft or fluid state.

    Theory of the Earth~ Part 2 (historical)

  • Urgent care -- A clinic, usually open extended hours and weekends, capable of handling lesser emergencies, such as sutures for cuts and initial care for broken bones. - News Articles

  • The important thing, he said, was to get vital matrials down to Haiti, such as sutures, gloves and pain medications.

    QCOnline Metro News


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