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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Figueroa is said to have pretended for months she was pregnant, even though she had had her fallopian tubes tied.
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She added: "That's it, we're done, tubes tied and if that doesn't work I'm just going to chop it off."
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If she feels any sense of remorse, she'd get her tubes tied. Now.
Once someone has to sit out after getting their tubes tied, I may have to drop out of this game.
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At twenty-three a friend of mine went to her doctor with a request to have her tubes tied. As someone who has never wanted children, it was the perfect birth control solution.
Belonging to the third-generation of the Morales and Rivera family, Gloria tells that, "I had my tubes tied after my daughter was born....