a method of amputation of an extremity whereby the muscles and tendons are so arranged in the stump that they are able to execute movements independently and to communicate motion to a specially constructed prosthetic apparatus.
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cineplastics(sĭn″ĕ-plăs′tĭks) [″ + plassein, to form]
The arrangement of muscles and tendons in a stump after amputation so that it is possible to impart motion and direction to an artificial limb.
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