The act of amputating; esp. the operation of cutting off a limb or projecting part of the body.
The removal of a limb by surgery
Operation to remove part of the body. Usually used to refer to removing an arm or leg.
Doll Games’ only amputation, a cosmetic height-reduction procedure performed on B*****, was accomplished with a pair of kitchen scissors, and amputated both legs approximately 1/2 inch below the knee. The surgery was regarded at the time to be a failure, which may have discouraged further such operations. Temporary loss of limbs, hands and feet was however a common, and even defining, element of the doll games
The cutting off of a limb or part of a limb
Voluntary removal of limbs or digits
a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs
a surgical removal of all or part of a limb
a drastic surgery both mentally and physically
a serious thing, but part of healing and going on with life is having a great sense of humor and laugh at bad things that happen to ourselves
a traumatic separation of a digit or limb from the body
Surgically removing a part of the body.
The surgical removal of a part or all of a limb or body part.
is the surgical removal of a limb or part of a limb. People with diabetes may be at increased risk for gangrene due to nerve damage in the legs and feet, which may require amputation.
an open injury caused by the ripping or tearing away of a limb, body part, or organ
a condition which can occur because of diabetes, infection, gangrene or poor circulation of the legs, whereby part of the limb, or the whole limb needs to be surgically removed.
Removal of part or all of a body part enclosed by skin. For example, removal of part of a finger or an entire finger would be termed an amputation. Removal of an appendix, on the other hand, would not be termed amputation. A person who has undergone an amputation is called an amputee. See the entire definition of Amputation
Surgical removal of a limb or portion of a limb. Above knee, below knee, or partial foot are all varieties.
The surgical removal of a diseased limb or body part.
Limbs are amputated usually as a result of paralysis, a serious injury or an appendage, such as a tail or a limb, ceases to function. Unable to control the limb, your dog will drag it around, soiling and ulcerating it. If paralysis has existed for over a month, the kindest option is to have the limb removed. Most dogs quickly recover from the operation, and many soon learn to walk again.
Usually as a result of paralysis or a serious injury, an appendage, such as a tail or a limb, ceases to function. Unable to control it, your cat will drag the limb around, soiling and ulcerating it. If paralysis has existed for over a month, the most painless option is to have the limb removed. Cats quickly recover from the operation, and soon learn to walk again.
the cutting away of part of the body (often one or more limbs)
If a part of your body becomes badly infected or damaged and cannot be made better, it may start to infect the rest of your body. In this case doctors may decide to surgically remove or amputate it.
cut off (part of the body)
the loss or absence of all or part of a limb.
Removal of all or part of a limb due to infection, injury, tumor, disease, or trauma
The of a body extremity by surgery or trauma.
loss of part or all of a limb
Surgery to remove all or some of a body part.
The surgical removal of a limb or other appendage because of damage by trauma or as a treatment for a variety of potentially life-threatening ailments.
Surgery to remove part or all of a limb or appendage.
Amputation is the removal of a body extremity by trauma (also referred to as avulsion) or surgery. As a surgical measure, it is used to control pain or a disease process in the affected limb, such as malignancy or gangrene. In some cases, it is carried out on individuals as a preventative surgery for such problems.