a method of permanent sterilization for women, involving the surgical sealing of the fallopian tubes to prevent the ovum from passing from the ovary to the uterus.
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How to use tubal ligation in a sentence
Once, she asked for a tubal ligation, a minor surgical procedure that provides permanent birth control, but her doctor said he wouldn’t consider performing the operation unless she had two children.The Mississippi clinic at the center of the fight to end abortion in America | Emily Wax-Thibodeaux, Ariana Eunjung Cha | August 24, 2021 | Washington Post
One such slogan stated, “if one person exceeds the birth quota, the villagers of the whole village have to undergo tubal ligation”.China’s Three-Child Policy Is Unlikely To Be Welcomed By Working Women | LGBTQ-Editor | June 7, 2021 | No Straight News
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
What she now thinks they were talking about was a tubal ligation.
British Dictionary definitions for tubal ligation
the tying of the Fallopian tubes as a method of sterilization
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Scientific definitions for tubal ligation
A method of sterilization in which the fallopian tubes are surgically tied.
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