li·ga·tion noun \lī-ˈgā-shən\
First Known Use of LIGATION
li·ga·tion noun \lī-ˈgā-shən\ (Medical Dictionary)
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)
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