WONDER #597: When Does a Cut Need Stitches?

Question 1 of 3

Stitches made out of __________ do not need to be removed by a doctor once a cut is healed.

  1. nylon
  2. cotton
  3. vicryl
  4. silk

Question 2 of 3

How do stitches help to heal a cut?

  1. They keep a cut open.
  2. They keep a cut clean.
  3. They bring the sides of a cut closer together.
  4. They use special antibacterial thread.

Question 3 of 3

Stitches are just loops of thread called ___________.

  1. ribbons
  2. yarn
  3. string
  4. sutures

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