Examples of amputate in a Sentence
His arm was badly injured and had to be amputated.
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Doctors were forced to amputate both his legs during the span of a year, with the second surgery in April 2017 removing his lower right leg.
He was joined for part of the trail by Aron Ralston, the hiker famous for amputating his own arm to free himself from a boulder.
Amid these remains, the skeleton of one adult male stood out because his hand appeared to have been amputated at the mid forearm—a type of traumatic injury that is rarely observed in the archaeological record.
In the mid-2000s, doctors were forced to amputate his legs due to poor circulation.
The duo will come up against 18-year-old motor driver Billy Monger, who came back from a horrific sports accident at Donnington race track which required the teenager to have both of his legs amputated as a result.
In June, lab staff had to amputate the toe of a 10-year-old Rhesus macaque monkey after staff left its cage too close to another monkey’s, according to a USDA inspection report.
Even though her left rear flipper was amputated, as a result of the entanglement, Judy is expected to do well.
This prosthetic device was made for a priest's daughter who had to have her right big toe amputated 3,000 years ago.
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medical : to cut off (part of a person's body)
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