tubal ligation


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(TOO-bul lye-GAY-shun)

An operation to close the fallopian tubes. This procedure prevents pregnancy by blocking the passage of eggs from the ovaries to the uterus.

Read more about tubal ligation and other alternatives to ovary removal.

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Audio contributed by: Marisa Weiss, M.D.

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