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tubal ligation

Syllabification: tub·al li·ga·tion

Definition of tubal ligation in English:


A surgical procedure for female sterilization that involves severing and tying the fallopian tubes.
Example sentences
  • A tubal ligation is a surgical sterilization technique for women in which the fallopian tubes are closed or tied.
  • The surgeon also completed a tubal ligation during the procedure.
  • Operations on women are commonly called tubal ligation, as the procedures aim to occlude or ‘ligate’ the Fallopian tubes.

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