tubal ligation

Definitions of tubal ligation
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n a sterilization procedure with women; both Fallopian tubes are tied in two places and the tubes removed in between the ligations

Type of:
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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