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se•ton



Pronunciation: (sēt'n), [key]
n. Surg.
a thread or the like inserted beneath the skin to provide drainage or to guide subsequent passage of a tube.

Se•ton



Pronunciation: (sēt'n), [key]
n.
1. Saint Elizabeth Ann (Bayley) (“Mother Seton”), 1774–1821, U.S. educator, social-welfare reformer, and religious leader: first native-born American to be canonized (1975).
2. Ernest Thompson, 1860–1946, English writer and illustrator in the U.S.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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