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cat·gut

 (kăt′gŭt′)
n.
A tough thin cord made from the treated and stretched intestines of certain animals, especially sheep, and used for stringing musical instruments and tennis rackets and for surgical ligatures.

catgut

(ˈkætˌɡʌt)
n
a strong cord made from the dried intestines of sheep and other animals that is used for stringing certain musical instruments and sports rackets, and, when sterilized, as surgical ligatures. Often shortened to: gut

cat•gut

(ˈkætˌgʌt)

n.
a strong cord made by twisting the dried intestines of animals, as sheep.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.catgut - perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers andcatgut - perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and; source of rotenone
hoary pea - a plant of the genus Tephrosia having pinnate leaves and white or purplish flowers and flat hairy pods
2.catgut - a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery
cord - a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord"
suture - thread of catgut or silk or wire used by surgeons to stitch tissues together
Translations
وَتَرٌ مَصْنوعٌ مِنَ الأمْعاء
struna
tarmstreng
girni

catgut

[ˈkætgʌt] Ncuerda f de tripa (Med) → catgut m

cat

(kӕt) noun
1. a small, four-legged, fur-covered animal often kept as a pet. a Siamese cat.
2. a large wild animal of the same family (eg tiger, lion etc). the big cats.
ˈcatty adjective
spiteful, malicious. She's catty even about her best friend; catty remarks.
ˈcatcall noun
a shrill whistle showing disagreement or disapproval. the catcalls of the audience.
ˈcatfish noun
any of a family of scaleless fish with long feelers round the mouth.
ˈcatgut noun
a kind of cord made from the intestines of sheep etc, used for violin strings etc.
ˌcat's-ˈeye noun
a small, thick piece of glass fixed in the surface of a road to reflect light and guide drivers at night.
ˈcatsuit noun
a woman's close-fitting one-piece trouser suit.
ˈcattail noun
a tall plant that grows in wet places, with flowers shaped like a cat's tail.
let the cat out of the bag
to let a secret become known unintentionally.

cat·gut

n. catgut, tipo de ligadura que se hace con la tripa del intestino de algunos animales.

catgut

n catgut m
References in periodicals archive ?
The subcutaneous tissues were sutured with continuous suture using chromic catgut no.1 after taking all aseptic precautions.
After lavage of the pericardial sac with a warm, normal saline solution, the pericardium was closed with a continuous suture of chromic catgut around a size 20 F plastic catheter.
Interventions studied were blunt versus sharp abdominal entry, exteriorization of the uterus for repair versus intra-abdominal repair, single- versus double-layer closure of the uterus, closure versus nonclosure of the peritoneum, and chromic catgut versus polyglactin-910 for uterine repair.
Objective: The objective of this study was to compare 5/0 polypropylene suture with 5/0 chromic catgut in small clean pediatric facial laceration repair in terms of cosmetic outcome.
However, the absorbable chromic catgut suture has also been reported to cause calculus formation.
1 chromic catgut suture was used to puncture the uterus posterior wall vertically to the anterior wall from the right lateral border of the lower uterine segment.
* CHROMIC CATGUT: Catgut treated with 20%chromic acid to resist digestion.
Vertical mattress sutures of 4-0 chromic catgut were used to appose the enterotomy incision, and simple continuous sutures of 4-0 chromic catgut were used to close the subcutaneous tissue.
-- Perineal repairs involving fast-absorbing polyglactin 910 sutures resulted in less pain and earlier resumption of sexual intercourse for new mothers in a randomized, controlled trial comparing the material with standard polyglactin 910 and chromic catgut.
External suturing was done with 5-0 nylon, and intranasal suturing was done with 5-0 chromic catgut. Because the cartilage was placed in a position corresponding to the original nasal floor and stabilized into snug pockets, insetting the skin island had the effect of pushing the scar edges into this corrected position and restoring the nostril aperture (figure 4).