shotted suture


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shot·ted su·ture

a suture in which the ends are fastened by passing through a split shot (a partially divided lead pellet), which is then compressed.
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shotted suture

A suture whose ends are passed through a perforated shot that is then compressed tightly over them, instead of tying a knot.
See also: suture
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