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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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Some of the victims have the insurance or other financial means to afford the cost of replacement artificial limbs, customized bracing and other mobility aids, and the patient care needed to empower their use.
He invited the family to get in touch with Wrexham Artificial Limb & Appliance Service if they feel it is not appropriate.
Claudia Mitchell, 26, of Ellicott, Maryland, has become the first woman to be fitted with a bionic arm, an artificial limb that she can control with her brain.
I've just had an artificial limb fitted and that takes a lot of getting used to.
Organised by the Artificial Limb and Appliance Service, it will include talks on the benefits of spinal surgery, mobility and special seating, impact on the family, safety in transport and driving and getting involved in sport.
Several years later, another Pittsburgh worker, David Bishop, narrated a different sort of tale in a letter to an artificial limb manufacturer:
Yem was fitted with an artificial limb at one of the clinics set up by the Cambodia Trust.
He said that he had lost his leg in a suicide attack in Bajuor Agency a year ago and for being a poor family it was impossible for them to get an artificial limb but the Hope Society matrilaised his dreams by enabling him to live a normal life again.
Preparing an artificial limb proved to be a daunting task for the team.
As a prosthetist or orthotist, your work with patients would usually include assessing how much a patient is physically able do before having an artificial limb or appliance fitted.
Edward Narborough, who lives in Rhayader, Powys, has used an artificial limb service in Hereford for eight years, but he has now been told to go to Wrexham or Cardiff.
We will do our best to encourage artificial limb manufacturers to offer the necessary assistance.
MILLIONS of amputees will soon have their lives transformed by a state-of the- art artificial limb.
The 34-year-old has since had surgery to rectify the problem and has been fitted with an artificial limb.
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