Origin of ligation
OTHER WORDS FROM ligationlig·a·tive [lig-uh-tiv], /ˈlɪg ə tɪv/, adjective
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How to use ligation in a sentence
I was on birth control pills for years, and when I got my OBGYN to agree to it- I got a tubal ligation.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Tubal ligation is used by about the same number of women but is much less easy to undo.How Over-the-Counter Birth Control Could Screw You|Kent Sepkowitz|November 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
What she now thinks they were talking about was a tubal ligation.
It is the ligation of sense, but the liberty of reason, and our waking conceptions do not match the Fancies of our sleeps.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3)|Thomas Browne
The ligature may be applied on the cardiac side of the aneurysm—proximal ligation, or to the artery beyond—distal ligation.
Ligation of the aorta has so far been unsuccessful, but in one case operated upon by Keen the patient survived forty-eight days.
Those most suitable for ligation are cases in which the aneurysm is circumscribed and globular (Sheen).
If ligation is found to be impracticable, the Moore-Corradi method or Macewen's needling may be tried.