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am·pu·tee

(am'pyū-tē'),
A person with one or more limbs either partially or entirely amputated.

amputee

(ăm′pyo͝o-tē′)
n.
A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation.

amputee

[am′pyo̅o̅tē′]
a person who has had one or more extremities traumatically or surgically removed.

am·pu·tee

(amp'yū-tē')
A person with an amputated limb or part of limb.

amputee

A person who has suffered an AMPUTATION.
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Conclusion: Present study demonstrated high prevalence of post-traumatic stress, low quality of life and less positive family relations in amputees than prosthetics, who had less PTSD, positive family relations and high quality of life.
A DOUBLE amputee is planning to take on the formidable West Highland Way - in his mobility scooter.
Previous experiments have shown how paralyzed human patients can move robotic limbs through a brain-machine interface, but the researchers say the new study is one of the first to test the viability of these devices in amputees as well.
The development of Dog Quality's amputee diapers involved dog parents looking for a solution who helped test prototypes until the perfect diaper was created.
By doing this, they pay tribute to the sacrifices of the war amputee veterans who started the Association and remember all who have served.
Double amputee sprinter Richard Whitehead was unable to break his duck in the T42 100m, despite qualifying quickest.
10 One study used signal strengthening, strengthening exercises, muscle relaxation exercises, diagnostic fitting, functional and activity exercises for training amputees with targeted mucle reinnervation (TMR).
Hypothesis 1: The ease of transtibial amputees perform daily tasks is related to the performance of the prosthesis.
That same night, Wise was given the prognosis that she was about to become an above-the-knee amputee.
Regarding challenges facing limb amputees in Gaza, the report noted that, they include the amputation itself and the rehabilitation process; the physical conditions in the Gaza Strip, with its poor infrastructures, ruined streets and non-powered elevators; the difficulty eking out a living in a place with a high unemployment rate to begin with, plus other financial burdens related to the costs of treatment and rehabilitation; the loss of their social role before the injury; the psychological trauma following the injury, and having to grapple with it in the absence of a well-organized support system.
All bilateral lower-limb amputees whose wives were also their caregivers were invited to participate in this study together with their caregivers.