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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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Researchers decided to investigate how the nearby trees were keeping the tree stump alive by measuring water flow in both the stump and the surrounding trees belonging to the same species.
Per the scientists, this means that the tree stump had managed to make some sort of network with the other trees.
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Kohli revealed that Mahendra Singh Dhoni had examined the stumps and bails closely.
The zing bails are the innovation for the umpires to decide if the ball had hit the stumps or not because sometimes it was difficult for them to determine if the traditional wooden bails had been 'dislodged completely'.
Starc's yorker was shown to be missing leg stump by a fair way.
In another Pool 'C' match between Pakistan International Airlines and State Bank at the Diamond Cricket Ground in Islamabad, Pakistan International Airlines, after being sent into bat scored 71 for five in 31 overs with Fahad Iqbal unbeaten on 32 at stumps. For State Bank, Ilyas Khan took four for 28 in his 11 overs.
Shahid Afridi got rid of Imam-ul-Haq who came down the pitch but misjudged the ball completely and it went straight to Tom Moores behind stumps who did a great job.
PERTH: The use of stump mics by the host broadcasters has come under the scanner after a heated exchange between India playersIshant SharmaandRavindra Jadejahas made its way to the public, reported ESPNcricinfo has accessed the video in which the stump mic has captured the players abusing each other during a break in play when Nathan Lyon was having his helmet checked after a blow on the head.
It had all been going along steadily for the visitors before Yasir found prodigious turn to beat Raval's inside edge, the ball clipping enough of leg stump to withstand a review from the batsman.
Replays showed a review - which Australia did not call for this time - would have saved him, with the ball pitching slightly outside leg stump.