Amputee meaning

ămpyo͝o-tē
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A person who has had one or more limbs removed.
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The definition of an amputee is a person who lost part or all of an arm or leg.

A person who had his foot removed surgically to stop the spread of gangrene is an example of an amputee.

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A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation.
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A person who has had a limb or limbs amputated.
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A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation.
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Origin of amputee

  • From French amputée, (past participle of amputer (“to amputate”)), from Latin amputatus, perfect passive participle of amputare (“to amputate”).

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