surgeon's knot


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sur·geon's knot

(sûr′jənz)
n. pl. surgeons' knots
Any of several knots, especially one similar to a square knot, used in surgery for tying ligatures or stitching incisions.

surgeon's knot

n
(Knots) a knot used by surgeons in tying ligatures, etc

sur′geon's knot`


n.
a knot resembling a reef knot, used by surgeons for tying ligatures and the like.
[1805–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.surgeon's knot - any of several knots used in tying stitches or ligaturessurgeon's knot - any of several knots used in tying stitches or ligatures
knot - any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
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