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amputation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amputation  \Am`pu*ta"tion\,  n.  [L.  amputatio:  cf  F. 
  amputation.] 
  The  act  of  amputating;  esp.  the  operation  of  cutting  off  a 
  limb  or  projecting  part  of  the  body. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amputation 
  n  1:  a  condition  of  disability  resulting  from  the  loss  of  one  or 
  more  limbs 
  2:  a  surgical  removal  of  all  or  part  of  a  limb 




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