ligative /lig"euh tiv/, adj.
/luy gay"sheuhn/, n.
1. the act of ligating, esp. of surgically tying up a bleeding artery.
2. anything that binds or ties up; ligature.
[1590-1600; < LL ligation- (s. of ligatio), equiv. to L ligat(us) (see LIGATE) + -ion- -ION]

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