Teale's amputation

[ tēlz ]

n.

Amputation of the thigh or the lower half of the forearm with the construction of a long posterior rectangular flap and a short anterior one.
Amputation of the leg with the construction of a long anterior rectangular flap and a short posterior one.

Nearby words

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  2. thyrotoxicosis,
  3. thyrotroph,
  4. thyrotrophic,
  5. thyrotropic,
  6. thyrotropin-releasing hormone,
  7. thyrotropin-releasing hormone stimulation test,
  8. thyroxin,
  9. thyroxine,
  10. thyrse


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