amputation in continuity

n.

Amputation through a segment of a limb, not through a joint.

Nearby words

  1. ampullary crest,
  2. ampullitis,
  3. ampullula,
  4. amputate,
  5. amputation,
  6. amputation neuroma,
  7. amputee,
  8. ampycus,
  9. ampère,
  10. ampère's law


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