Examples of amputate in a Sentence
His arm was badly injured and had to be amputated.
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Despite having her right leg amputated at age five, Bonnie St. John, who will give the breakfast keynote, earned a silver and two bronze medals in downhill events at the 1984 Paralympics in Innsbruck, Austria.
Peeler, who is at University of Louisville Hospital after his left leg was amputated due to infection, challenged Fischer last month to spend a night in his camp, saying that the city's actions were the opposite of compassionate.
Kressa Shepherd, a Ukiah High School junior and talented artist, had both legs amputated beneath her knees, Ramos said.
The decision was made to amputate his leg to give him the best chance overcome this injury.
Evelyn Johnson, an 11-year-old who narrowly avoided having her arm amputated, was recovering at the YMCA where an unusually jolly Father Christmas was making the rounds.
Surgeons managed to save her right arm, badly sliced by the glass, but her left arm was amputated above the elbow.
The doctors performed emergency surgery on Peeler — who had already had his right leg removed — and amputated his left leg last week.
Of the victims Sara Williams and Bishop represented, who had the most severe injuries, was Charlyse Williams (no relation to her attorney). Charlyse Williams' right leg had to be amputated below the knee after the crash.
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