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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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The NGO's first "Jaipur Foot" camp in Kabul was held in 1996 at the behest of the Ministry of External affairs when it provided 1,105 artificial limbs.
He has been fitted with three different artificial limbs since
Three-D printers make artificial limbs, "organs" so lifelike they appear to bleed and replacements for parts of jaw bones.
The Initiative focuses on Gandhi's philosophy of compassion, caring and service to humanity through a yearlong series of artificial limb fitment camps globally in collaboration with BMVSS," the Indian Embassy said in its statement.
The project will provide 50 to 70 smart upper-body artificial limbs for the under-18 age group and one-month training for the technical team.
The artificial limb has been designed to be fixed directly to the bone.
She was immediately transferred to Forward Kahuta and was re-operated on November 12, 2017, for preparation for artificial limb grafting.
| If you would like to make a |donation to the Hands For Alan campaign, visit http:// www.gofundme.com/oi9fyk NHS ARTIFICIAL LIMB SERVICES NHS artificial limb services provides a much more traditional prosthetic service to help rehabilitate patients who have had amputations.
The center's artificial limb department is also full of victims from the Sa'ada wars and Yemen's most recent uprising.
In launching the initiative, AOPA officials indicate that a number of the Boston terror victims requiring artificial limbs will experience the financial nightmare that befalls thousands of Americans facing amputations: often extremely severe limits in health insurance coverage, such as a cap of $1,000 per prosthesis or coverage for only one artificial limb over the course of an individual's lifetime.
5 -- The Jaipur Foot Artificial Limb Fitment camp, fully funded by Government of India, was organized by the Jaipur-based Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) from 03-30 September at Divisional Hospital Kondavil, Jaffna.
The team will accompany back home a group of Palestinian children who have been treated at the Bahrain Artificial Limb Centre.
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