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stump

 [stump]
the distal end of a limb left after amputation; called also residual limb.

stump

(stŭmp),
1. The extremity of a limb left after amputation.
2. The pedicle remaining after removal of the tumor attached to it.
[M.e. stumpe]

stump

(stump) the distal end of a limb left after amputation.

stump

(stŭmp)
n.
1. A part, as of a branch, limb, or tooth, remaining after the main part has been cut away, broken off, or worn down.
2.
a. stumps Informal The legs.
b. An artificial leg.
v. stumped, stumping, stumps

stump′er n.
stump′i·ness n.
stump′y adj.

stump

Etymology: ME, stumpe
the part of a limb that remains after amputation. Also called residual limb.

STUMP

Smooth muscle tumor of undetermined malignant potential. See Borderline tumors.

stump

Surgery That part of an extremity, or organ–eg, stomach, that remains after partial resection. See Amputation, Gastric stump.

stump

(stŭmp)
1. The extremity of a limb left after amputation.
2. The pedicle remaining after removal of the tumor attached to it.
[M.e. stumpe]
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STUMP OF A FOOT: The toes have been removed

stump

(stump)
The distal portion of an amputated extremity.
Synonym: residual limb See: illustration

stump

the distal end of a limb left after amputation.
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Currently, Dr Stump is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology, a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology of the American Heart Association as well as a member of the board of directors of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals and MacroGenics.
Even if the nuisance stump hasn't totally disintegrated, it will at least be soft and spongy.
The clinical history of patients with STUMP is not well defined owing to the relative rarity of the tumor.
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The professional blaster and the stump collectors were harvesting thousands of red (Norway) pine stumps, which would be processed to produce turpentine.
There were no discernible patterns associated with stump age: 90% of fresh stumps were within 8 m of the canals and within 116 m of the main water; 90% of old stumps were within 16 m of the canals and withion 124 m of main water; and 90% of rotten stumps were within 16 m of canals and within 100 m of the main water.
The stump of an occluded middle cerebral artery (MCA) is a rare but important aneurysm mimic.
London, June 7 ( ANI ): An English cricket fan has won a whopping 50,000-pound prize at Trent Bridge on Wednesday after he won a challenge of hitting three stumps, then two stumps and then a single stump in three successive deliveries.
the stump may get tired or develop claudication after a brief walk with the prosthesis; stump abrasions may develop after socket contact during a short walk, and the abrasions may be slow-healing or nonhealing, depending upon the degree of loss of stump arterial circulation.