amputation /ampjʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

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noun [ mass noun]

1. the action of surgically cutting off a limb

gangrene may appear and make amputation necessary
[ count noun]
in the United Kingdom there are about 5,000 major amputations a year.

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