oblique amputation


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ob·lique am·pu·ta·tion

amputation in which the line of section through a limb is at other than a right angle; this yields an oval appearance to the cut surface (hence sometimes, though rarely, referred to as an oval amputation).

ob·lique am·pu·ta·tion

(ō-blēk' amp'yū-tā'shŭn)
Amputation in which the line of section through an extremity is at other than a right angle; this yields an oval appearance to the cut surface.
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