approximation suture n.
A suture that pulls together the deep tissues of a wound.
. . . appoint appointment
energetic motion toward a point. the act of striking against something. Astronomy. the approach or occurrence of conjunction between two celestial bodies. Historical Examples May not the effect be mechanical, the appulse of the air separating the flame from the wick. The Life of Sir Humphrey Davy, Bart. LL.D., Volume 2 (of 2) John Ayrton […]
something subordinate to another, more important thing; adjunct; accessory. Law. a right, privilege, or improvement belonging to and passing with a principal property. appurtenances, apparatus; instruments. Historical Examples The Zulus hold that a dead body can cast no shadow, because that appurtenance departed from it at the close of life. Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore Charles […]