far-and-near suture

far-·and-·near su·ture

an interrupted suture using alternate near and far stitches, used to approximate fascial edges.
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far-and-near suture

(fär′ənd-nîr′)
n.
A suture used to approximate fascial edges, in which alternate near and far stitches are used.
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far-and-near su·ture

(fahr'and-nēr sū'chŭr)
A suture consisting of alternate near and far stitches, used to approximate fascial edges.
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