amputation

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French amputation, from Latin amputātiō (pruning (of a tree)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌæmpjʊˈteɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

amputation (countable and uncountable, plural amputations)

  1. surgical removal of all or part of a limb, etc.
  2. the loss of a limb, etc. through trauma

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amputation f (plural amputations)

  1. amputation

Descendants[edit]

  • Romanian: amputație
  • Turkish: ampütasyon

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