amputate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To take off (a projecting body component), especially by surgery.
    • To prune or lop off, as branches or tendrils.
    • To cut-off (a limb or projecting the main human body)
  • verb:
    • To operatively remove part of your body, particularly a limb
    • remove surgically
  • others:
    • To prune, as branches or twigs of woods or vines.
    • To cut off, as a limb or any other part of an animal human anatomy; cut-away the entire or part of (additionally the second): as, to amputate the knee below the knee.

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