National Cancer Institute Thesaurus

Last uploaded: August 27, 2019
Preferred Name

Suture

Synonyms

Sutured

Suture

Suture Material

Definitions

A natural (e.g., catgut, silk, or linen) or synthetic, or other (e.g., thin metal wire) monofilament or multifilament material used surgically to close a surgical or accidental wound and to secure apposition of the edges and join tissues.

ID

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C42858

Obsolete

true

code

C42858

Concept_Status

Retired_Concept

DEFINITION

A natural (e.g., catgut, silk, or linen) or synthetic, or other (e.g., thin metal wire) monofilament or multifilament material used surgically to close a surgical or accidental wound and to secure apposition of the edges and join tissues.

deprecated

true

DesignNote

Thu May 06 11:11:39 EDT 2010 - See 'Suture_Device_Component'

FULL_SYN

Sutured

Suture

Suture Material

label

Suture

Legacy_Concept_Name

Suture_Material

OLD_PARENT

Medical_Device

Preferred_Name

Suture

prefixIRI

ncit:C42858

Semantic_Type

Medical Device

subClassOf

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C95421

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