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absorbable surgical suture (s) (noun)
A sterile strand prepared from collagen derived from healthy mammals or from a synthetic polymer.

This type of suture is absorbed and therefore does not need to be removed.

This entry is located in the following units: -al; -ial, -eal (page 4) sorb-, sorpt- + (page 1) sutur-, sutu- + (page 1)