kineplasty


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kineplasty

 [kin´ĕ-plas″te]
amputation in which the stump is so formed as to be usable for producing motion of a prosthesis; see discussion at prosthesis. Called also cineplastic or kineplastic amputation.
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kineplasty

(kin?e-plas'te)
A form of amputation enabling the muscles of the stump to impart motion to an artificial limb.
See: Boston arm; cineplastics
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