postamputation

adjective

post·​am·​pu·​ta·​tion ˌpōst-ˌam-pyə-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce postamputation (audio)
: occurring after an amputation
postamputation pain
postamputation phantom limb sensations

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postamputation was in 1868

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“Postamputation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postamputation. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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