interrupted suture in·ter·rupt·ed suture (ĭn'tə-rŭp'tĭd)
A suture in which each stitch is made from a separate piece of material and fixed by tying the ends together.
The skin must then be stitched to the mucous membrane by numerous points of interrupted suture.
The opening on the side was then closed by means of the interrupted suture.
The two almost parallel cut edges must then be carefully brought together either by continuous or interrupted suture.