Stokes amputation

Stokes am·pu·ta·tion

(stōks),
a modification of the Gritti-Stokes amputation in that the line of section of the femur is slightly higher.

Stokes am·pu·ta·tion

(stōks amp'yū-tā'shŭn)
A modification of the Gritti-Stokes amputation in that the line of section of the femur is slightly higher.

Stokes,

Sir William, Irish surgeon, 1839-1900.
Gritti-Stokes amputation - see under Gritti
Stokes amputation - modification of the Gritti-Stokes amputation so that the line of section of the femur is slightly higher.