ligation

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li·ga·tion

noun \lī-ˈgā-shən\

Definition of LIGATION

1
:  an act of ligating
2
:  something that binds :  ligature

First Known Use of LIGATION

1597

li·ga·tion

noun \lī-ˈgā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LIGATION

1
a : the surgical process of tying up an anatomical channel (as a blood vessel) b : the process of joining together chemical chains (as of DNA or protein)
2
: something that binds : ligature

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