Definitions for tubal ligation
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a method of permanent sterilization for women, involving the surgical sealing of the fallopian tubes to prevent the ovum from passing from the ovary to the uterus.
Origin of tubal ligation:
a sterilization procedure with women; both Fallopian tubes are tied in two places and the tubes removed in between the ligations
Tubal ligation or tubectomy is a surgical procedure for sterilization in which a woman's fallopian tubes are clamped and blocked, or severed and sealed, either method of which prevents eggs from reaching the uterus for fertilization. Tubal ligation is considered a permanent method of sterilization and birth control.
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