Definition of Cerclage
Cerclage: Encirclement with a ring, loop, wire, or ligature. Cerclage can be done around bone fragments to hold them together, but it usually refers to an operation performed on the cervix to prevent a miscarriage.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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