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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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Table 1: Frequency of contraceptive methods among the slums' residents in comparison with the urban and rural areas of the Fars Province (2009-2010) Contraceptive Suburban Rural Urban Method/Location residents areas (20) areas (20) N % N % N % Pill 71 19.15 55948 24.40 243 18.35 Condom 39 10.42 25543 11.15 208 15.72 Tubaligation 43 11.57 43773 19.10 191 14.44 Vasectomy 6 1.68 5623 2.50 57 4.27 Injection 15 3.94 10755 4.70 47 3.52 IUD 17 4.49 9388 4.1 81 6.15 Total of safe methods 191 51.25 151030 65.95 827 62.50 Natural methods 56 15.15 17890 7.80 1084 19.4 Total of methods 247 66.4 168920 73.75 1078 81.9 Total of samples 372 100 228982 100 1323 100