Examples of amputate in a Sentence
His arm was badly injured and had to be amputated.
Recent Examples of amputate from the Web
The Enquirer/Cameron Knight Todd Portune will have his left leg amputated above the knee due to cancer.
Sange later had all his fingers amputated due to severe frostbite.
The attack by another dog on Kim Ashley's dog Marnie was so vicious Marnie's front leg had to be amputated.
One of the survivors was a woman who had to have her arms amputated.
She is believed to be the first female pilot in the Air Force to return to the cockpit after having a leg amputated.
She was put on life support and eventually needed both of her legs amputated below the knee.
One veteran had to have his leg amputated after a VA provider there left a piece of plastic tubing in a critical blood vessel during a procedure.
By amputating limbs during their research and monitoring their regrowth, scientists found that genes in the cockroach’s DNA prompt healing and regeneration.
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Definition of amputate for English Language Learners
medical : to cut off (part of a person's body)
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