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Amputate Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • remove surgically; "amputate limbs"

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Amputate Sample Sentences in News

  • Hollywood firefighter, paramedic John McMillan dies at 67
    Hollywood Fire paramedic John 'Jack' McMillan earned Florida's Paramedic of the Year in 1995 for his actions in saving a young car crash victim's life. He had to amputate her leg to remove her from the vehicle. Read more on this news related to 'Amputate'
  • Vincent Lynick born without a bone in his lower leg learns to walk after amputation
    Sally and Michael Lynick from Burnsville, Minnesota, took their one-year-old son Vincent in for a several-hour surgery last month so that doctors could amputate below the knee. Read more on this news related to 'Amputate'
  • Leg amputation saved baby boy's life
    Surgeons at the Royal Children’s Hospital have had no choice but to amputate the leg of a newborn to save his life. Read more on this news related to 'Amputate'

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