tubal ligation

noun

Definition of tubal ligation

:ligation of the fallopian tubes that by preventing passage of ova from the ovaries to the uterus serves as a method of female sterilization

First Known Use of tubal ligation

circa 1948


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tubal ligation

noun

medical Definition of tubal ligation

:ligation of the fallopian tubes that by preventing passage of ova from the ovaries to the uterus serves as a method of female sterilization

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