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|Noun||1.||surgical contraception - contraception by surgical sterilization|
tubal ligation - a sterilization procedure with women; both Fallopian tubes are tied in two places and the tubes removed in between the ligations
sterilisation, sterilization - the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)
vasectomy - surgical procedure that removes all or part of the vas deferens (usually as a means of sterilization); is sometimes reversible