What she now thinks they were talking about was a tubal ligation.
tubal ligation is used by about the same number of women but is much less easy to undo.
I was on birth control pills for years, and when I got my OBGYN to agree to it- I got a tubal ligation.
“Meshech” and “tubal” are no hindrance to this view, if the names of the so-called “sons of Japheth” are critically examined.
Before the close of the scene Shylock and tubal have been added to it.
The world had to wait a weary time for its wheels, simply because the successors of tubal and Jubal took something for granted.
tubal Cain, the instructor of every artificer in brass and iron.
By far the most important of the conditions of the Fallopian tubes is tubal pregnancy (or ectopic gestation).
The common form of extrauterine pregnancy is the tubal Pregnancy.
When the ectopic ovum begins to develop in the Fallopian tube the placental villi erode the tubal wall and the blood-vessels.
tubal tu·bal (tōō'bəl, tyōō'-)
Of, relating to, or occurring in a tube, such as the fallopian tube or the eustachian tube.
(1.) The fifth son of Japheth (Gen. 10:2). (2.) A nation, probably descended from the son of Japheth. It is mentioned by Isaiah (66:19), along with Javan, and by Ezekiel (27:13), along with Meshech, among the traders with Tyre, also among the confederates of Gog (Ezek. 38:2, 3; 39:1), and with Meshech among the nations which were to be destroyed (32:26). This nation was probably the Tiberini of the Greek historian Herodotus, a people of the Asiatic highland west of the Upper Euphrates, the southern range of the Caucasus, on the east of the Black Sea.