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swage

 [swāj]
1. to shape metal by hammering or by adapting it to a die.
2. to fuse, as suture material to the end of a suture needle.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

swage

(swāj),
1. To fuse suture thread to suture needles.
2. To shape metal by hammering or adapting it onto a die, often by using a counterdie.
[Old F. souage]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

swage

(swāj)
1. To fuse suture thread to suture needles.
2. To shape metal by hammering or adapting it onto a die, often by using a counterdie.
[Old F. souage]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

swage

(swāj)
1. To fuse suture thread to suture needles.
2. To shape metal by hammering or adapting it onto a die.
[Old F. souage]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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