[lahy-gey-shuh n] /laɪˈgeɪ ʃən/

the act of , especially of surgically tying up a bleeding artery.
anything that binds or ties up; .

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)


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