implanted suture

im·plant·ed su·ture

passage of a pin through each lip of the wound parallel to the line of incision, the pins then being looped together with sutures.

implanted suture

(ĭm-plăn′tĭd)
n.
A suture created by passing a pin through each lip of a wound, parallel to the line of incision, and then looping the pins together with stitches.

implanted suture

Etymology: L, implantare, to set into, sutura
a suture formed by inserting pins on opposite sides of a wound and drawing the edges of the wound together by winding thread tightly around the pins.

im·plant·ed su·ture

(im-plant'ĕd sū'chŭr)
Passage of a pin through each lip of the wound parallel to the line of incision, the pins then are looped together with sutures.
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22) This pain was attributed to nerve entrapment by the implanted sutures used for approximation of the defect.