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Synonyms for limb

out on a limb

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one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm

any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

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(astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet

either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip

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the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles

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any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm

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We provide soldiers befitting upper and lower limb process to make them independent, self-dependent, useful to the society and the armed forces," Commandant, Artificial Limb Centre, Brig SK Singh told ANI.
On November 14, 2017, she was transferred to MH Rawalpindi and grafted with an artificial limb on December 27, 2017 at AFIRM, restoring her normal gait and other life activities.
Gordon McFadden (below), an amputee from Wrexham who has worn an artificial limb for his left leg for more than 50 years, said it was unacceptable.
Stenger said he also understands the cultural requirements in this region and artificial limbs are designed to bend fully at the knee to allow the child to pray.
A similar camp had been organized last year in Zone 1 of Menik Farm in Vavuniya district and had fitted artificial limbs and other devices to 1400 beneficiaries in all.
She added: "I have been told by the (Wrexham Artificial Limb & Appliance Service) wheelchair service that she cannot have the chair she needs as they don't have a contract anymore with the company which supplies the chair.
Among the many trademarks recently registered by the retailer are non-food items that are classified as 'surgical, medical, dental and veterinary apparatus and instruments, artificial limbs, eyes and teeth; orthopedic articles and suture materials'.
The winner, Augusta Urica, 31, will get a custom-made artificial limb.
Imagine being able to control an artificial limb with your thoughts
Among them is one of a napping man, his artificial limb laying in the foreground.
MILLIONS of amputees will soon have their lives transformed by a state-of the- art artificial limb.
On Monday the winger - known affectionately as "The Tin Man" - had an artificial limb fitted and admitted that this year has been one to forget.
Several years later, another Pittsburgh worker, David Bishop, narrated a different sort of tale in a letter to an artificial limb manufacturer:
The event took place at the Artificial Limb and Appliance Service (ALAS), which is based in the hospital and provides patients with specialist equipment, such as wheelchairs and artificial limbs and eyes.
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