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stitch

 [stich]
1. a sudden transient cutting pain, generally in the flank.
2. a loop made in sewing or suturing; see suture (def. 2).

stitch

(stich),
1. A sharp, sticking pain of momentary duration.
2. A single suture.
3. Synonym(s): suture (2)
[A.S. stice, a pricking]

stitch

(stich)
1. a sudden, transient cutting pain.
2. a suture.

stitch

(stĭch)
n.
1. A sudden sharp pain, especially in the side.
2. A single suture.
v.
To suture.

stitch

Etymology: ME, stiche
1 a suture.
2 a sudden sharp pain.

stitch

Sports medicine Popular for a stabbing pain, often at the lower border of the ribcage. See Charley horse Surgery A popular term for a single suture, as in a wound needing 14 stitches. See Baseball stitch Vox populi A measure of a laceration's severity/bragging rights with others–eg, it required 5 stitches–yawn, 20 stitches–wow. !, 135 stitches–da-yammm!.

stitch

(stich)
1. A sharp, sticking pain of momentary or prolonged duration on the side of the torso, usually resulting from ischemia to abdominal muscles during exercise.
2. A single suture.
3. Synonym(s): suture (2) .
[A.S. stice, a pricking]

stitch

1. A SUTURE.
2. A brief, sharp pain in the abdomen or flank caused by severe or unaccustomed exercise, especially running.

stitch

(stich)
1. Sharp, sticking pain of momentary duration.
2. A single suture.
3. Synonym(s): suture (2) .
[A.S. stice, a pricking]

stitch

a loop made in sewing or suturing.

stitch abscess
see stitch abscess.