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Word! Amputate

Amputate

Say: am-pyoo-tate

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.

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center