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Medical Term:

Gritti-Stokes amputation

Pronunciation: grē′tē stōks


supracondylar amputation of the femur, the patella being preserved and applied to the end of the bone, its articular cartilage being removed so as to obtain union.

Synonym(s): Gritti operation

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