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Words related to amputation

a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs

a surgical removal of all or part of a limb

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The precise cause of congenital amputation has not been determined, though theories abound today.
Born with a rare condition called congenital amputation, Kyle Maynard, 19, has no limbs below the elbows and knees.
Kyle Maynard, born with congenital amputation of all four limbs, a champion wrestler, author, motivational speaker, advocate, and role model, received the Persons with Disabilities Across the Lifespan Award.
8220;The main reasons that lead to limb amputation in the Middle East are traumatic injury, disease, cancer and congenital amputation.
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