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- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
ligation (plural ligations)
- Something that ties, a ligature.
- The act of tying, of applying a ligature.
- The state of having a ligature, of being tied.
- (medicine) The act of tying off or sealing a blood vessel or fallopian tube during surgery.
- (chemistry) The formation of a complex by reaction with a ligand