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absorbable surgical suture (s) (noun), absorbable surgical sutures (pl)
A surgical suture material prepared from a substance that can be absorbed by body tissues and is therefore not permanent: Absorbable surgical sutures are available in various diameters and tensile strengths, and can be treated to modify its resistance to integration into a person's physique.

Each absorbable surgical suture is assimilated into the skin and therefore it 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)