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horizontal

 [hor-ĭ-zon´tal]
1. parallel to the plane of the horizon.
2. spreading from one individual to another; see horizontal transmission.

horizontal

(hôr′ĭ-zŏn′tl, hŏr′-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or near the horizon.
2.
a. Parallel to or in the plane of the horizon.
b. At right angles to a vertical line.
3. Occupying or restricted to the same level in a hierarchy: a horizontal study of verbal ability; a horizontal transfer by an employee.
4. Medicine Of or relating to transmission of infection by contact with or physical proximity to an infected individual or fomite.
n.
Something, such as a line, plane, or object, that is horizontal.

hor′i·zon·tal′i·ty (-zən-tăl′ĭ-tē), hor′i·zon′tal·ness n.
hor′i·zon′tal·ly adv.
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The two stumps were then tied to each other using horizontal mattress sutures from anterior to posterior using #1 absorbable mattress sutures.
The skin was closed with braided silk number 1 using simple horizontal mattress sutures (Tyagi and Singh, 2012).
In our present case, herniorrhaphy was carried out using horizontal mattress sutures using polyglactin 910 suture materials.
The hernial ring edges were freshened and closed by using horizontal mattress sutures. The hernial sac and extra skin were trimmed neatly.
6) and number 2-0 chromic catgut respectively and skin edges were approximated by a series of horizontal mattress sutures with sterile black braided silk number 2.
Uterine incision was sutured by cushing followed by lambert method using truglyde absorbable suture material whereas skin incision was sutured by horizontal mattress sutures using non-absorbable silk material.
The skin was freshened and sutured with cotton thread by horizontal mattress sutures. Tincture Benzoin seal was applied to suture line.

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