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ligate

 [li´gāt]
to apply a ligature.

li·gate

(lī'gāt),
To apply a ligature.
[L. ligo, pp. -atus, to bind]

ligate

(lī′gāt′)
tr.v. li·gated, li·gating, li·gates
To tie or bind with a ligature.

ligate

Molecular biology
verb To join two separate DNA or RNA segments so as to enzymatically form a single DNA or RNA molecule.
 
Surgery
verb To tie, close with a suture.

ligate

verb To tie, close with a suture

li·gate

(lī'gāt)
To apply a ligature.
[L. ligo, pp. -atus, to bind]

li·gate

(lī'gāt)
To apply a ligature.
[L. ligo, pp. -atus, to bind]

ligate (lī´gāt),

v to tie or bind with a ligature or suture.

ligate

to apply a ligature.

Patient discussion about ligate

Q. if you think you are pregnant and you have had a tubal ligation what should i do? should i wait to be sure?

A. i agree with doctoradhi, first of all get checked. the pregnancy tests are cheap and you can get them anywhere.
A tubal ligation is approximately 99% effective in the first year following the procedure. In the following years the effectiveness may be reduced slightly since the fallopian tubes can, in some cases, reform or reconnect which can cause unwanted pregnancy. so it can happen.

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Nearly all of the clinicians (97%) believed that they saved time changing archwires with the self-ligated SPEED bracket compared to conventional ligated brackets.
The left common carotid artery was ligated with a 6-0 silk ligature just proximal to its bifurcation.
Gordon explained that "a doubly ligated vessel, and particularly a doubly ligated vessel that's distally suture-ligated, does not slip.
3 kb EcoRI-NheI DNA fragment was gel purified and ligated into the polycloning site of the expression vector, pJY505, which is upstream and in frame of the lacZ gene that encodes [beta] galactosidase.
TCR down-modulation is primarily mediated by intracellular retention of ligated complexes, which are redirected for degradation.
gingivalis into two of the ligated sites in each monkey.
The LARIAT Suture Delivery Device facilitates suture placement and knot tying for use in surgical applications where soft tissues are being approximated and/or ligated using a pre-tied polyester suture.
On the right side, we performed an adequate dissection of the inferior vena cava (IVC), and then we did a lateral traction on the suprarenal gland, identified and ligated the right suprarenal vein.
Fragmented RNA now containing 5'phosphate and 3'hydroxyl groups are then ligated to randomized 3' and 5' adapters followed by first strand synthesis and amplification.
They were purified to remove any inflammatory or contaminated cells, and then injected into the circulation of mice, which had one of their leg arteries ligated and removed.
The iliac artery was ligated and the graft was extended with an end-to-end anastomosed 8-mm Dacron tube graft.
If a fistulous tract is identified, it should be traced as high as possible and then ligated and excised as high as possible.