ligation

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ligation (plural ligations)

  1. Something that ties, a ligature.
  2. The act of tying, of applying a ligature.
  3. The state of having a ligature, of being tied.
  4. (medicine) The act of tying off or sealing a blood vessel or fallopian tube during surgery.
  5. (chemistry) The formation of a complex by reaction with a ligand

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