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AKA

abbr.
also known as

aka

(ˈɑːkə)
n, pl aka
(Plants) a vine, Metrosideros scandens, found in New Zealand
[Māori]

a.k.a.

or AKA or aka,

also known as.
[1945–50]
Translations

AKA

aka ABBR =also known asalias

aka

[ˌeɪkeɪˈeɪ] abbr (=also known as) → alias

aka

abbr of also known asalias, anderweitig bekannt als

aka

[ˌeɪkeɪˈeɪ] abbr =also known asalias
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Explaining the prosecution's reasons for signing a plea agreement, prosecutor Dubravko Campara said Ahmetspahic had returned to Bosnia as a disabled person with an above-the-knee amputation.
Athletes in the LL1 class have a significant impairment in one leg, such as an above-the-knee amputation, or a significant combined impairment in two legs, such as muscle weakness or spasticity in both legs that affects their ability to balance and control the board.
She underwent numerous different treatments and in 2011 she developed septicaemia which necessitated an above-the-knee amputation.
He needed an above-the-knee amputation. Doctors in the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast opted for a rotationplasty - a revolutionary operation that involved his foot being amputated, his shin and knee removed, and his foot rotated and reattached.
After this period, continued elevation of the affected extremity increases the risk for contracture (e.g., hip flexion contracture after above-the-knee amputation) and should be avoided.