from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In surgery, a binding up; a bandaging; ligature, as of arteries.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Surg.) A binding up; a bandaging.
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- noun surgery A
bindingup; a bandaging.
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Vice-president Richard Cheney, four months prior to the 911 attacks, was granted complete command and control of the entire air defense system in the United States, an unprecedented deligation of presidential authority in US history.
Cheryl Carolus, will lead an ANC deligation to Mozambique on Monday to attend the week-long congress of the country's ruling Frelimo party.
Page 471 the death-rate after deligation of the external carotid artery is practically nil.
The deligation of the artery within the sheath of the adductor magnus is to be avoided because of the difficuly of reaching the vessel, and the impossibility of preventing the the accumulation of pus within the wound.
It has the advantage however of permitting the deligation of the artery at any portion of its course, and of allowing the incision to be extended upwards if necessary 'so as to expose the common iliac.
-- That portion of the artery which is included between the outer margin of the scalenus muscle and the lower border of the first rib, is always selected as the proper site for deligation, when it is possible to do so.
-- This operation has been attended with considerable success, but all that was said in regard to the ligature of the common iliac will apply with almost equal force to this deligation of the internal iliac.
-- As this is the main arterial branch by which the arm, the most useful and exposed of all the members, is supplied with blood, it follows that its deligation, both on account of injury and disease, is a task of very frequent performance.
The operation may be performed in the upper or the lower part of its course; but in the middle of the space, its deligation is attended with much difficulty from the great depth of the artery, and the tension of its lateral boundaries.
-- Make an incision through the abdominal parietes in the iliac region, in a semilunar direction and to the same extent as for deligation