Examples of amputate in a Sentence
His arm was badly injured and had to be amputated.
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Last year, middle school dancer Alissa Sizemore was playing outside with her friend when a truck ran over her foot — a horrible accident that caused doctors to have to amputate her leg below her knee.
Antibiotics eventually turned the tide, but doctors had to amputate her left leg below the knee, part of her right foot, and every one of her fingers and toes.
Bonilla appeared in a wheelchair; both legs were amputated because of severe wounds sustained during the shooting.
Kressa’s legs were later amputated below her knees.
To save her life, doctors had to amputate below both elbows and both knees, and perform a hysterectomy.
In the most extreme case, limbs that have succumbed to gangrene will be amputated.
There were some of the guys that went back with me that had their feet amputated; some maybe had just one foot.
Surgeons saved his life by amputating his left leg from the knee down.
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