amputate

as in to sever
medical to remove (part of a person's body) His arm was badly injured and had to be amputated.

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“Amputate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/amputate. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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