Definition of multifilament in English:


Syllabification: mul·ti·fil·a·ment
Pronunciation: /ˌməltiˈfiləmənt, ˌməltī-


Denoting a cord or yarn composed of a number of strands or filaments wound together.
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  • It was associated with a significant incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease because its multifilament threads were believed to be prone to transmitting bacteria into the uterus and fallopian tubes.
  • This basic fibre-spinning process is amenable to upscaling, which will involve increasing the spinning rate and going from single filament to multifilament spinning.
  • Although a rare occurrence, this case and the others referenced make absorbable multifilament braided sutures appealing alternatives to use of permanent sutures in orthopaedic surgery.

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