Halsted suture


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Hal·sted su·ture

(hahl'sted),
a suture placed through the subcuticular fascia; used for exact skin approximation.

Hal·sted su·ture

(hawl'sted sū'chŭr)
A suture placed through the subcuticular fascia; used for exact skin approximation.

Halsted suture

An interrupted suture for intestinal or cutaneous wounds.

Halsted,

William Stewart, U.S. surgeon, 1852-1922.
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Halsted suture - a suture used for exact skin approximation.