[lahy-guh n] /ˈlaɪ gən/
a variant of lagan
[lahy-geys, -geyz] /ˈlaɪ geɪs, -geɪz/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the joining of two molecules by formation of a covalent bond accompanied by the hydrolysis of ATP. /ˈlaɪˌɡeɪz/ noun 1. any of a class of enzymes that catalyse the formation of covalent bonds and are important in the synthesis […]
[lahy-geyt] /ˈlaɪ geɪt/ verb (used with object), ligated, ligating. 1. to bind with or as if with a ; tie up (a bleeding artery or the like). /ˈlaɪɡeɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to tie up or constrict (something) with a ligature v. 1590s, from Latin ligatus, past participle of ligare “to bind” (see ligament). Related: Ligated; […]
[lahy-gey-shuh n] /laɪˈgeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of , especially of surgically tying up a bleeding artery. 2. anything that binds or ties up; . n. 1590s, from Middle French ligation, from Late Latin ligationem (nominative ligatio), noun of action from past participle stem of ligare “to bind” (see ligament). ligation li·ga·tion (lī-gā’shən) n.
[lig-uh-cher, -choo r] /ˈlɪg ə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər/ noun 1. the act of binding or tying up: The ligature of the artery was done with skill. 2. anything that serves for binding or tying up, as a band, bandage, or cord. 3. a tie or bond: the ligature of mutual need that bound them together. 4. […]