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cineplastic amputation

 

Definition: 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.

Synonym(s): cinematic amputation, cineplastics, kineplastic amputation

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