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Lembert suture

Pronunciation: lem'bar

Definition: the second row of the Czerny-Lembert intestinal suture; an inverting suture for intestinal surgery, used either as a continuous suture or interrupted suture, producing serosal apposition and including the collagenous submucosal layer, but not entering the lumen of the intestine.

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