Examples of amputate in a Sentence
His arm was badly injured and had to be amputated.
Recent Examples of amputate from the Web
Dial said several documents noted that he was tortured and injuries from that treatment resulted in surgeons having to amputate both legs above the knee to save his life.
Decades later, after suffering complications related to a lymphoma diagnosis in 1996, Boyu’s legs were amputated below the knee.
Griffin, whose left hand was amputated at age 4 because of amniotic band syndrome, a congenital condition, played very well at weakside linebacker during the minicamp, which concluded Sunday.
His left hand was amputated at age 4, the result of a congenital condition called amniotic band syndrome, which had stunted the development of the appendage and caused excruciating pain.
As a result of his injuries, his big toe and two middle toes were amputated on Wednesday.
What might have been a short stay turned into a three-month stint as Garthwaite suffered congestive heart failure and an infection in his left foot so bad that doctors had to amputate it.
His right index finger was amputated following a fireworks accident on July 4, 2015.
In 2010, Huckaby was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer — a diagnosis that, due to complications, forced doctors to amputate her right leg.
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medical : to cut off (part of a person's body)
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