phantom limb syndrome

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Noun1.phantom limb syndrome - syndrome consisting of discomfort or pain in a limb that has been amputated
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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The exhibition title alludes to the phenomenon known as the phantom limb syndrome, when an individual perceives sensation in a lost body part.
Chapter two examines how corporeal ideology dealt with the peculiarities of the phantom limb and influenced efforts to legitimate the work on phantom limb syndrome.
The most common postinjury complications for all servicemembers who incurred an amputation were phantom limb syndrome (n = 126, 56.