Definitions for "Suture"
Keywords:  whorl, immovable, sew, seam, stitch
The act of sewing; also, the line along which two things or parts are sewed together, or are united so as to form a seam, or that which resembles a seam.
The uniting of the parts of a wound by stitching.
The stitch by which the parts are united.
A zone of intensely deformed rocks that marks the boundary where two continents collided.
A belt of intensely deformed rocks that marks the site of continental collision.
the collision zone created by the plate-tectonic convergence of two (or more) continents. A subduction zone usually includes some combination of geo-cline, island arc, and ocean-floor remnant (the remaining part that was not sub-ducted as the continents approached one another). The rocks and sediments caught up in the suturing event are highly folded, thrust-faulted, and (in the core of the resulting orogen) metamorphosed and selectively melted.
The line at which the elytra of a beetle meet and are sometimes confluent.
line of union (and eventual opening) of a carpel ( q.v.)
a longitudinal line, usually apparent as a depression, connecting the stem end of the fruit with the fruit tip
Keywords:  carotid, see
see carotid suture.
linear break in exoskeleton, typically along which parts separate during molting.
the material (thread) used during vasectomy and vasectomy reversal surgery.