Translation of ligature in Spanish:

ligature

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪgətʃʊr; ˈlɪgətʃə(r)/

n

  • [Medicine/Medicina] [Music/Música] ligadura (feminine)
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    • The ligatures on his splenic artery and vein had slipped.
    • Suture ligatures and electrocoagulation are the two most common techniques for hemostasis.
    • The alternative of tying the damaged vessel with a ligature had been employed by various surgeons dating back to Celsus, a Roman medical author in the first century ad.
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    • The ligature equivalent to two semibreves persisted for some time and is still found in the early 18th century in the works of J. J. Fux.

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