Amputation knife | definition of amputation knife by Medical dictionary
a broad-bladed knife used primarily to transect large muscles during major amputations.
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On display is a seven-barrelled volley gun that could be as dangerous to the ship it was fired from as the enemy it was aimed at, an amputation knife
, bone saw and bullet forceps used to treat the wounded on the surgeon's table.
Bone saw, amputation knife
, trephine drill and bit: This is part of a larger collection of tools from The Company of Barber Surgeons and Tallow Chandlers of Newcastle upon Tyne.