interthoracoscapular amputation

noun
in·​ter·​tho·​ra·​co·​scap·​u·​lar amputation | \ ˌint-ər-ˌthōr-ə-kō-ˌskap-yə-lər-, -ˌthȯr- How to pronounce interthoracoscapular amputation (audio) \

Medical Definition of interthoracoscapular amputation

: surgical amputation of the arm with disarticulation of the humerus and removal of the scapula and outer part of the clavicle

Learn More about interthoracoscapular amputation

Cite this Entry

“Interthoracoscapular amputation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/interthoracoscapular%20amputation. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

Comments on interthoracoscapular amputation

What made you want to look up interthoracoscapular amputation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!