But we are compelled to amputate an important part of our body in order to save the rest of it.
They could not operate on Rochard and amputate his leg, as they wanted to do.
There they wanted to amputate his leg, but he told them he would rather die than loose his leg.
If he amputate the disordered member, it is to save the life.
The surgeons put off amputating the leg, he was so exhausted, but at last it was imperatively necessary to amputate.
It was necessary for old Doc Robbins to amputate both at the shoulders.
Because, in 1787, an architect was found who considered it well to "amputate" the old one.
Because Major Cutemup is here, and when he begins to amputate it is hard to get him to stop.
No one had any hope that they could be saved, and when the party reached the fort, a doctor was sought to amputate them.
We had to amputate his arms and ribs practically to his spinal column.
amputate am·pu·tate (ām'pyu-tāt')
v. am·pu·tat·ed, am·pu·tat·ing, am·pu·tates
To cut off a part of the body, especially by surgery.