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Definition of "amputation" []

  • Surgical removal of all or part of a limb, etc. (noun)
  • The loss of a limb, etc. through trauma (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "amputation" in a sentence
  • "Still, the amputation is a critical moment in the story and Danny Boyle says he knew it would be a challenge for filmmaker and audience alike."
  • "Apparently they think the best cure for say, an amputation, is a tax cut ... posted by Shaun at"
  • "You know it's NHL playoff time when an amputation is listed as a minor groin muscle pull."