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(En español: Amputar)
To amputate something is to cut it off. An operation where a doctor has to cut off a body part because of a severe injury or infection is called an amputation. Some body parts that might get amputated include a finger, foot, or leg.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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