catgut

[n] - perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and 2. [n] - a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery
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Catgut

Cat'gut` noun [ Cat + gut .] 1. A cord of great toughness made from the intestines of animals, esp. of sheep, used for strings of musical instruments, etc. 2. A sort of linen or canvas, with wide interstices.
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catgut

Sterile collagen strands obtained from healthy mammals. They are used as absorbable surgical ligatures and are frequently impregnated with chromium or silver for increased strength. They tend to cause tissue reaction. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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catgut

gut noun a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery
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catgut

goat`s rue 2 wild sweet pea noun perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and; source of rotenone
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catgut

(kat´gut) surgical gut.
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Catgut

• (n.) A cord of great toughness made from the intestines of animals, esp. of sheep, used for strings of musical instruments, etc. • (n.) A sort of linen or canvas, with wide interstices.
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catgut

tough cord made from the intestines of certain animals, particularly sheep, and used for surgical ligatures and sutures, for the strings of violins ... [1 related articles]
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catgut

catgut or gut,cord made from the intestines of various animals (especially sheep and horses, but not cats). The membrane is chemically treated, and slender strands are woven together into cords of great strength, which are used for stringing musical instruments such as the violin and the harp. Roman...
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Catgut

Catgut is a cord made from the intestines of sheep, and sometimes from those of the horse, ass, and mule, but not from those of cats. The manufacture is chiefly carried on in Italy and France by a tedious process. Catgut for stringed instruments, as violins and harps, is made principally in Milan and Naples, the latter having a high reputation for
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catgut

Type: Term Pronunciation: kat′gŭt Definitions: 1. An absorbable surgical suture material made from the collagenous fibers of the submucosa of certain animals (sheep or cows); misnamed catgut.
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