\twˈɪstɪd sˈuːt͡ʃə], \twˈɪstɪd sˈuːtʃə], \t_w_ˈɪ_s_t_ɪ_d s_ˈuː_tʃ_ə]\
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By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
A s. in which pins are passed through the opposite lips of a wound, at right angles to the direction of the wound, and thread, floss, or other like material is wound, about the pins, crossing them first at one end and then at the other in a figure-of-eight fashion, thus holding the lips of the wound firmly together.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe