Se"ton (?), n. [F. s'eton (cf. It. setone), from L. seta a thick, stiff hair, a bristle.] Med. & Far.

A few silk threads or horsehairs, or a strip of linen or the like, introduced beneath the skin by a knife or needle, so as to form an issue; also, the issue so formed.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.