amputee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n amputee someone who has had a limb removed by amputation
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Usage

In literature:

You see, the amputees didn't believe that they would lose their hands.
"The Galaxy Primes" by Edward Elmer Smith
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In news:

Innovative Rehab Method Giving Combat Amputees an Active Life.
SF clinic helps amputee veterans.
Veterans who are amputees, were among those who showed up Saturday in San Francisco for a special event.
Delta Airlines admits 'we failed' double-amputee Marine on recent flight, vows to 'make it right.
Double Amputee Climbs Kilimanjaro .
Formerly of Grand Rapids and Muskegon, Ms Stoops was an attorney and a double amputee.
Colby Liston, left, an 18-year-old KU student from Derby, met fellow double leg amputee Seth Alexander, a high school senior from Shell City, Mo.
Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology have created a virtual reality system designed to train recent amputees how to use their prosthetic limbs .
Amputees Get Virtual Help To 'feel' Prosthetic Limb .
In fact, many amputees say they can still feel the presence of a missing arm or leg.
Delta Airlines admits 'we failed' double-amputee Marine on recent flight, vows to ' make it right.
Amputee suing Sutter Memorial for malpractice .
Amputees take walking lessons at Overlook Medical Center in Summit.
Enlarge Independent Press Gwen Conway of East Orange, 72, walks with assistance by fellow amputee Dennis Oehler of Remsenburg, N.Y.
Pikes Peak Amputee Connection Monthly Support Group Meeting .
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