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surgical contraception

Definitions of surgical contraception
  1. noun
    contraception by surgical sterilization
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    types:
    tubal ligation
    a sterilization procedure with women; both Fallopian tubes are tied in two places and the tubes removed in between the ligations
    vasectomy
    surgical procedure that removes all or part of the vas deferens (usually as a means of sterilization); is sometimes reversible
    type of:
    sterilisation, sterilization
    the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)
    contraception, contraceptive method
    birth control by the use of devices (diaphragm or intrauterine device or condom) or drugs or surgery
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