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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

a sharp, stabbing pain or spasm felt in the ribcage or abdomen, particularly on the right during exertion. The exact cause is unknown though insufficient blood flow and thus oxygen supply to the intercostal muscles or diaphragm has been implicated. While inconvenient and painful, a stitch has no medical significance.

stitch

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

stitch,

n See suture.
stitch, blanket,
n See suture, blanket.
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Stippling.

stitch

a loop made in sewing or suturing.

stitch abscess
see stitch abscess.
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