vasoligation

vasoligation

[vas-oh-lahy-gey-shuhn, vey-zoh-]
noun Surgery.
ligation of the vas deferens.


Origin:
vaso- + ligation

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vasoligation va·so·li·ga·tion (vā'zō-lī-gā'shən)
n.
Surgical ligation of the vas deferens as a means of sterilization.


va'so·li'gate (-lī'gāt) v.
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