Gritti-Stokes amputation Grit·ti-Stokes amputation (grē’tē-stōks’)
Amputation of the leg through the knee in which the patella is preserved and applied to the end of the femur. Also called Stokes’ amputation.
[grit-ee] /ˈgrɪt i/ adjective, grittier, grittiest. 1. consisting of, containing, or resembling ; sandy. 2. resolute and courageous; plucky. /ˈɡrɪtɪ/ adjective -tier, -tiest 1. courageous; hardy; resolute 2. of, like, or containing grit adj. 1590s, from grit + -y (2). In sense of “unpleasant” (of literature, etc.), from 1882, in reference to the sensation of […]
[gri-vey-shuh n, grahy-] /grɪˈveɪ ʃən, graɪ-/ noun 1. . /ɡrɪˈveɪʃən/ noun 1. (nautical) short for grid variation
[griv-it] /ˈgrɪv ɪt/ noun 1. a small Abyssinian monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops, with a grayish back, gray tail, black face, and dark extremities. /ˈɡrɪvɪt/ noun 1. an E African variety of a common guenon monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops, having long white tufts of hair on either side of the face Compare green monkey, vervet
/griks/ (WPI) A meta-number, said to be an integer between 6 and 7. Used either alone or with flib or suffixes such as -ty, -teen, etc. to denote an arbitrary integer (see N). “This system will bomb if there are grixty-flib users on it.” (1995-01-31)