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amputation

Definitions of amputation
  1. noun
    a surgical removal of all or part of a limb
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    type of:
    operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process
    a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body
  2. noun
    a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs
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    type of:
    disability, disablement, handicap, impairment
    the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
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