Suture

Suture literally means "join". The term may refer to:

  • Surgical suture, a stitch used by doctors and surgeons to hold tissue together.
  • Suture (anatomy), a rigid joint between hard parts of animals
    • Ammonitic suture, the intersection of the septum with the outer shell in Ammonites
    • Facial suture (trilobite), divisions in the cephalon (head) of most trilobites, along which the exoskeleton splits during molting.
  • Suture (geology), a major fault through an orogen or mountain range

In the arts, Suture is the title of:

  • Suture (film), a 1993 film directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel
  • Suture (album), a 2000 album by American Industrial rock band Chemlab

Other articles related to "suture":

Suture (album)
... Suture is an compilation by industrial rock band Chemlab, released in 2000 ... and Exile On Mainline singles, and one previously unreleased suture ...
Lettered Olive - Shell Description
... The suture is V-cut and deep ... part of the whorl is just above where the suture extends outward and then at a sharp shoulder drops into the suture ...
Suture (geology) - Paleontological Use
... When used in paleontology, suture can also refer to fossil exoskeletons, as in the suture line, a division on a trilobite between the free cheek and the fixed cheek this ...
Suture (anatomy) - Invertebrate Exoskeletons - In Molluscs - The Suture in The Shells of Gastropods
... the apex of the shell to the aperture this line is the suture ... Details of the suture are often useful in discriminating one species from another, for example, sometimes the suture is channeled ... The suture also provides a sort of geographic marker from which one can refer to the positioning of patterning or sculpture, where that is relevant for example some species have a darker or ...