You searched for: “non absorbable sutures
nonabsorbable suture (noun), non absorbable sutures (pl)
A surgical thread made from a material that cannot be taken into the body: Some nonabsorbable sutures such, as silk, silkworm gut, horsehair, certain synthetic materials, or even wire, can be used in operations.
This entry is located in the following units: -able (page 27) non- + (page 4) sorb-, sorpt- + (page 4) sutur-, sutu- (page 1)