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ligamentous | ligamentum teres uteri | ligan | ligand | ligase | ligate | ligation | ligator | ligature | lige | ligeance

ligate

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Verb (transitive)
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li=gate

CIDE DICTIONARY

ligatev. t. [L. ligatus, p. p. of ligare.].
  •  To tie with a ligature; to bind around; to bandage.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To concatenate two strands of (nucleic acid, usually DNA), in an end-to-end fashion, using a ligase.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ligate, v.tr. Surgery tie up (a bleeding artery etc.).

Derivative
ligation n.
Etymology
L ligare ligat-

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