bridle suture

bri·dle su·ture

a suture passed beneath the superior rectus muscle to rotate the globe downward in eye surgery.

bridle suture

(brīd′l)
n.
A suture passed through the superior rectus muscle to rotate the globe downward in eye surgery.
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The bridle suture was used to rotate the globe downwards exposing the superior limbus and conjunctival surface.