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amputation

cutting off, especially of a body part: After the amputation of his leg he was fitted for a prosthesis.
Not to be confused with:
imputation – an accusation; an attribution, as of fault: His imputation was completely off base.
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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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amputation


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Surgery to remove a limb.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amputation - a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbsamputation - a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
2.amputation - a surgical removal of all or part of a limbamputation - a surgical removal of all or part of a limb
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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Translations
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amputace
amputation
amputaatio
amputacija
amputálás
aflimun

amputation

[ˌæmpjʊˈteɪʃən] Namputación f
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amputation

[ˌæmpjʊˈteɪʃən] n [limb, hand, tail] → amputation f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

amputation

nAmputation f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

amputation

[ˌæmpjʊˈteɪʃn] namputazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

am·pu·ta·tion

n. amputación, desmembración.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

amputation

n amputación f; above-the-knee — amputación por encima de la rodilla; below-the-knee— amputación por debajo de la rodilla
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.