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locking suture

a running suture in which the suture material is made to pass through the loop made from the previous stitch.
Synonym(s): lock stitch
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

lock·ing su·ture

(lok'ing sū'chŭr)
A running suture in which the suture material is made to pass through the loop made from the previous stitch.
Synonym(s): lock stitch.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

locking suture

A continuous suture in which the needle is passed through the loop of the preceding stitch.
Synonym: glover's suture
See also: suture
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It's a wise move to periodically do a back stitch as you work to lock stitches into place by stitching backward one stitch every couple of inches.