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stitch

1. To form stitches in; especially, to sew in such a manner as to show on the surface a continuous line of stitches; as, to stitch a shirt bosom.

2. To sew, or unite together by stitches; as, to stitch printed sheets in making a book or a pamphlet.

3. (Science: agriculture) To form land into ridges. To stitch up, to mend or unite with a needle and thread; as, to stitch up a rent; to stitch up an artery.

Origin: Stitched; Stitching.


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The Fiber Disease

Tam Tam Yes it is my right eye The Lacrimal gland on my upper lid is swollen. Slightly purple Both corners have what appear to be stitches over the lid and into the eye. A lot of previous irritation. In answer to your last question...Yes. But they still can not see this in the eye hospital. ...

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by Foxy Lady
Fri Nov 10, 2006 1:19 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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by hartuk
Thu Nov 09, 2006 11:21 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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leeches

... that is, rather was, being used to stitch... VeenandNivyah Ants in South America (no idea what species) with very large mandibles are used like stitches or staples in backwater wound repair. They are made to clamp down on the wound edges, then their thoraces/abdomina are removed, presumably ...

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by sickstan
Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:45 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: leeches
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The Fiber Disease

... allergic reactions to some type of sheep/intestinal sutures we might have had before..... But then there are some of us that have never had any stitches in our life, so that does not explain that..... And why are you so vehemently opposed to this being synthetic????? Damn it it is!!!!! THIS ...

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by London
Mon Apr 17, 2006 6:05 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
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leeches

were they also use to put stitches on a wound. like the insect could mend th skin or someting like that????????? veenaandnivyah I donot think so.There mouth parts are only meant for biting,sucking,etc not for stitching.And leeches producie ...

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by David George
Sun Apr 02, 2006 8:51 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: leeches
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