amputation in continuity
amputation in continuity n.
Amputation through a segment of a limb, not through a joint.
a person who has lost all or part of an arm, hand, leg, etc., by amputation. Contemporary Examples No wonder Portman looks so beleaguered in the film: she is perhaps the first amputee professional ballerina. Butchery at the Ballet Toni Bentley February 24, 2011 In 2007, Heather Mills—an amputee and alpine skier (and yes, the […]
a son of Pelias, husband of Chloris, and father of Mopsus. Historical Examples And he arose from his bed with joy and woke all his comrades hurriedly and told them the prophecy of Mopsus the son of Ampycus. The Argonautica Apollonius Rhodius
amraam advanced medium-range air-to-air missile Contemporary Examples In the not-too-distant future, the amraam might also be out-ranged by new weapons that are being developed around the world. Pentagon Worries That Russia Can Now Outshoot U.S. Stealth Jets Dave Majumdar December 3, 2014 It will still carry a pair of Raytheon AIM-120 amraam long-range air-to-air missiles […]
amra American Medical Record Association Historical Examples The blacks were frothing crazy now, shaking and tearing at their chains and shrieking the name of amra like an invocation. The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard Let Argos forget amra, and let my dealings with him be lost in the dust of the past. The […]