vasoligation

[vas-oh-lahy-gey-shuh n, vey-zoh-]

noun Surgery.

ligation of the vas deferens.

Nearby words

  1. vasography,
  2. vasohypertonic,
  3. vasohypotonic,
  4. vasoinhibitor,
  5. vasoinhibitory,
  6. vasoligature,
  7. vasomotion,
  8. vasomotor,
  9. vasomotor angina,
  10. vasomotor imbalance


Origin of vasoligation


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Medicine definitions for vasoligation

vasoligation

[vā′zō-lī-gāshən]

n.

Surgical ligation of the vas deferens as a means of sterilization.
Related formsva′so•ligate (-līgāt) v.


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