traumatonesis


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traumatonesis

the process of suture.
See also: Surgery
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Whereas Kreyling speaks of an infestation, Gwin talks about what "festerfs] in contemporary southern writing" (516), distinguishing between "'traumatism'" (morbidity, festering) and "'traumatonesis'" (suture, healing), and postulates that it is at the juncture of the two where much southern literature exists and continues to find its relevance (517).