spontaneous amputation

n.

Congenital amputation.
Amputation resulting from a pathological process rather than from trauma.

Nearby words

  1. sponsorial,
  2. sponsorship,
  3. spontaneity,
  4. spontaneous,
  5. spontaneous abortion,
  6. spontaneous combustion,
  7. spontaneous gangrene of newborn,
  8. spontaneous generation,
  9. spontaneous intermittent mandatory ventilation,
  10. spontaneous mutation


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