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ligation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ligation  \Li*ga"tion\  (l[-i]*g[=a]"sh[u^]n),  n.  [L.  ligatio,  fr 
  ligare  to  bind.  Cf  {Liaison}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  binding,  or  the  state  of  being  bound. 
 
  2.  That  which  binds;  bond;  connection. 
 
  Tied  with  tape,  and  sealed  at  each  fold  and 
  ligation.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ligation 
  n  :  tying  with  a  ligature  (as  in  surgery) 




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