Definition of Amputee

1. Noun. Someone who has had a limb removed by amputation.

Generic synonyms: Unfortunate, Unfortunate Person



Definition of Amputee

1. Noun. A person who has had one or more limbs removed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amputee

1. one that has had a limb amputated [n -S]

Medical Definition of Amputee

1. A person with an amputated limb or part of limb. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amputee

ampullula
ampuls
amputate
amputated
amputates
amputating
amputating ulcer
amputation
amputation by transfixion
amputation knife
amputation neuroma
amputation stumps
amputations
amputator
amputators
amputee (current term)
amputees
ampyrone
ampyx
amreeta
amreetas
amrell
amrells
amrinone
amrinone lactate
amrit
amrita
amritas
amrits
amrubicin

Literary usage of Amputee

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1. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Bilateral amputee prescription. In the bilateral amputee, all the above principles ... In addition, it is rare that a bilateral amputee regularly uses two ..."

2. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of ChangeTechnology (1992)
"Adapting Prostheses for Diving Use Some single- and double-leg amputee divers find that ... A single above-the-knee amputee might use a wooden or otherwise ..."

3. What Happened to the Women?: Gender and Reparations for Human Rights Violations by Ruth Rubio-MarĂ­n (2006)
"The various amputee associations throughout the country have also been very ... The amputee Association in Freetown has a membership of about 230 victims, ..."

4. Nasa Patents Available for Licensing from the George C. Marshall Space (1992)
"The fingers are pivotally mounted on a housing that is secured to the amputee's upper arm with the brace. The stem, which also contains a cam, is rotation- ..."

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