transverse amputation

n.

Amputation in which the incision through the extremity is at right angles to the long axis.

Nearby words

  1. transvaginal,
  2. transvalue,
  3. transvector,
  4. transversal,
  5. transverse,
  6. transverse arch,
  7. transverse axis,
  8. transverse cervical artery,
  9. transverse colon,
  10. transverse diameter


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