phantom limb


phantom limb

noun

Definition of PHANTOM LIMB

:  an often painful sensation of the presence of a limb that has been amputated —called also phantom pain

First Known Use of PHANTOM LIMB

1871

phantom limb

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHANTOM LIMB

: an often painful sensation of the presence of a limb that has been amputated—called also phantom pain, phantom sensations

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