Origin of ligation
Examples from the Web for ligation
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
Those most suitable for ligation are cases in which the aneurysm is circumscribed and globular (Sheen).
If compression of the common carotid is found to arrest the pulsation, ligation of this vessel is indicated.
Active hemorrhage of this nature may yield to tight bandaging, but ligation of the vessel should be done.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
The operation most in favour consists in ligation of the artery above and below the varix, the vein remaining untouched.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
If ligation is found to be impracticable, the Moore-Corradi method or Macewen's needling may be tried.
Word Origin and History for ligation
1590s, from Middle French ligation, from Late Latin ligationem (nominative ligatio), noun of action from past participle stem of ligare "to bind" (see ligament).