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subperiosteal amputation in Medicine

subperiosteal amputation

(sŭb′pĕr-ē-ŏstē-əl)
n.
  1. Amputation in which the periosteum is stripped back from the bone that is to be amputated and replaced afterward to form a periosteal flap over the cut end.periosteoplastic amputation
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