suboccluding ligature

sub·oc·clud·ing lig·a·ture

a ligature to diminish blood supply and encourage collateral circulation.
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suboccluding ligature

An obsolete term for a surgical suture that exerts enough pressure to occlude or limit the flow of large—but not small—blood vessels into an organ.
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