phantom limb(redirected from No legged)
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1. A limb that is felt to be present as part of the body after having been amputated.
2. The often painful sensation of the presence of such a limb.
(Medicine) the illusion that a limb still exists following its amputation, sometimes with pain (phantom limb pain)
Imagined sensations in a limb that has been amputated. These result from nerve ends in the stump which continue to convey misleading messages to the brain.