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am·pu·tate

 (ăm′pyo͝o-tāt′)
tr.v. am·pu·tat·ed, am·pu·tat·ing, am·pu·tates
To cut off (a projecting body part), especially by surgery.

[Latin amputāre, amputāt-, to cut around : am-, ambi-, around; see ambi- + putāre, to cut; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]

am′pu·ta′tion n.
am′pu·ta′tor n.
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amputate

(ˈæmpjʊˌteɪt)
vb
(Surgery) surgery to remove (all or part of a limb, esp an arm or leg)
[C17: from Latin amputāre, from am- around + putāre to trim, prune]
ˌampuˈtation n
ˈampuˌtator n
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am•pu•tate

(ˈæm pyʊˌteɪt)

v.t. -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
to cut off (all or part of a limb or digit of the body), as by surgery.
[1630–40; < Latin amputātus, past participle of amputāre to cut off, prune =am(bi)- ambi- + putāre to clean, prune (compare putative)]
am`pu•ta′tion, n.
am′pu•ta`tor, n.
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amputate

- Comes from Latin ambi, "around," and putare, "to prune, trim."
See also related terms for prune.
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amputate


Past participle: amputated
Gerund: amputating

Imperative
amputate
amputate
Present
I amputate
you amputate
he/she/it amputates
we amputate
you amputate
they amputate
Preterite
I amputated
you amputated
he/she/it amputated
we amputated
you amputated
they amputated
Present Continuous
I am amputating
you are amputating
he/she/it is amputating
we are amputating
you are amputating
they are amputating
Present Perfect
I have amputated
you have amputated
he/she/it has amputated
we have amputated
you have amputated
they have amputated
Past Continuous
I was amputating
you were amputating
he/she/it was amputating
we were amputating
you were amputating
they were amputating
Past Perfect
I had amputated
you had amputated
he/she/it had amputated
we had amputated
you had amputated
they had amputated
Future
I will amputate
you will amputate
he/she/it will amputate
we will amputate
you will amputate
they will amputate
Future Perfect
I will have amputated
you will have amputated
he/she/it will have amputated
we will have amputated
you will have amputated
they will have amputated
Future Continuous
I will be amputating
you will be amputating
he/she/it will be amputating
we will be amputating
you will be amputating
they will be amputating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been amputating
you have been amputating
he/she/it has been amputating
we have been amputating
you have been amputating
they have been amputating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been amputating
you will have been amputating
he/she/it will have been amputating
we will have been amputating
you will have been amputating
they will have been amputating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been amputating
you had been amputating
he/she/it had been amputating
we had been amputating
you had been amputating
they had been amputating
Conditional
I would amputate
you would amputate
he/she/it would amputate
we would amputate
you would amputate
they would amputate
Past Conditional
I would have amputated
you would have amputated
he/she/it would have amputated
we would have amputated
you would have amputated
they would have amputated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.amputate - remove surgicallyamputate - remove surgically; "amputate limbs"
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
slough off - separate from surrounding living tissue, as in an abortion
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amputate

verb cut off, remove, separate, sever, curtail, truncate, lop off To save his life, doctors amputated his legs.
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Translations
يَبْتُر
amputovat
amputere
amputoida
amputirati
amputál
aflima
amputacijaamputuotinupjauti
amputēt
amputovať
kesip atmak

amputate

[ˈæmpjʊteɪt] VTamputar
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amputate

[ˈæmpjʊteɪt] vt [+ limb, hand, tail] → amputer
to have sth amputated → se faire amputer de qch
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amputate

vtiamputieren
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amputate

[ˈæmpjʊteɪt] vtamputare
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amputate

(ˈӕmpjuteit) verb
(of a surgeon etc) to cut off (an arm or leg etc). They are going to have to amputate (his left leg).
ˌampuˈtation noun
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amputate

vt. amputar, desmembrar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

amputate

vt amputar
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References in classic literature ?
Th' dern doctor wanted t' amputate 'm, an' Bill, he raised a heluva row, I hear.
Saw a live tree, and you don't get this dust; amputate a live bone, and you don't get it( sneezes).
Mortification set in, and they had to amputate him.
As the infection had already&nbsp;spread, to save his life, doctors were forced to amputate his limbs below the knees and elbows.
On evaluation of the little finger amputate under microscope, following debridement of the devitalized structures to the healthy tissue, the vascular and neural structures were found to be intact and it was determined that it could be used as an amputated part instead of the ring finger according to its length and it may be functionally and cosmetically acceptable.
Doctors said they had to amputate both his arms as they were badly burnt due to the electric shock.
Manteufel was given antibiotics to fight the infection, but clots blocked blood flow to his extremities, resulting in tissue and muscle death and the need to amputate his legs and hands in order to save his life, the Post reported.
However, after doctors realized that keeping his leg would endanger his life, they decided to amputate it, according to Noufal's parents.
The family of the child accused the nursing staff of committing a medical error after they failed to insert the syringe feed into her hand, resulting in a blood clot which led to the need to amputate her hand in another hospital following a number of medical meetings and consultations.
The damage was so severe that vets decided to amputate.
eIuDoctors in Bahrain earlier said they would amputate his leg and we were afraid, thinking he would never be able to walk again.
The Association stressed that IPS doctors refused to carry out a surgery to amputate his left foot after an urgent need for amputation below his knee after it became a threat to the rest of his body where rotted tissue and penetrated toxins , Further all drugs and painkillers had failed to relief his pain, which requires urgent surgical intervention to save his life.