amputation definition

  • noun:
    • surgery of all of the or element of a limb, etc.
    • the increased loss of a limb, etc. through injury
    • The work of amputating; esp. the procedure of cutting off a limb or projecting the main body.
    • The act of amputating; specifically, the procedure of cutting off a limb or any other the main human anatomy, or a percentage from it.
    • an ailment of impairment resulting from the increasing loss of one or more limbs
    • a surgical removal of all or section of a limb

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