phantom limb

noun

Definition of phantom limb

  1. :  an often painful sensation of the presence of a limb that has been amputated —called also phantom pain

First Known Use of phantom limb

1871


Medical Dictionary

phantom limb

noun

Medical Definition of phantom limb

  1. :  an often painful sensation of the presence of a limb that has been amputated—called also phantom pain, phantom sensations


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