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.
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.