tubal ligation

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tubal ligation

n.
A method of female sterilization in which the fallopian tubes are surgically tied.

tubal ligation

n
(Surgery) the tying of the Fallopian tubes as a method of sterilization

tub′al liga′tion


n.
a method of permanent sterilization for women, involving the surgical sealing of the fallopian tubes to prevent the ovum from passing from the ovary to the uterus.
[1945–50]

tubal ligation

Surgery to tie off the fallopian tubes in order to cause sterility.
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Noun1.tubal ligation - a sterilization procedure with womentubal ligation - a sterilization procedure with women; both Fallopian tubes are tied in two places and the tubes removed in between the ligations
ligation - (surgery) tying a duct or blood vessel with a ligature (as to prevent bleeding during surgery)
surgical contraception - contraception by surgical sterilization
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Natural methods of birth control or permanent contraceptives such as tubaligation and vasectomy procedures are referred to in order to indicate trends within the market, but are not included in the market size.