ANNE WESTON, FRANCIS CRICK INSTITUTE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ANNE WESTON, FRANCIS CRICK INSTITUTE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
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Surgical thread from sutured head wound, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The surgical thread tying this knot is a mono-filament, non-absorbable thread that was used to stitch a head wound and removed after 7 days. Debris from the skin and area surrounding the wound is still attached to the surgical thread after removal from the stitched site. Magnification: x30 when printed at 10 cm wide.
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