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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

(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

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
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Starc's yorker was shown to be missing leg stump by a fair way.
"I got almost 10 leads but at least I was lucky to find out that the tree stump was near City Park," she said.
I think the broadcasters are told over and over again that they need to turn the stump mics down but they keep putting a lot of pressure on and keeping the stump mics on, which is unfortunate.
Acute appendicitis after appendectomy results from incomplete appendectomy, mainly due to a long stump left behind after the initial surgery.
It is also possible to drill some holes in the stump, and pour in chemical stump remover, which will help to rot it
Abbas struck Mitchell Marsh's bent back knee in his next over, and a review revealed it would have hit the stumps. His next over produced two further wickets, Finch the first victim, before perhaps the best one of the lot.
[1,2] The main cause of this phenomenon is the failure of soft tissue at the stump, also known as flexor muscles, to lengthen in tandem with the bone.