Translation of amputee in Spanish:

amputee

Pronunciation: /ampjʊˈtiː//ˌæmpjəˈti/

noun

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    • As the number of amputees grew, so did improvements to artificial limbs.
    • Most amputees continue to feel sensations after losing a limb.
    • One third of amputees lose the opposite foot in 5 years.
    • Both were amputees and therefore wear artificial limbs.
    • At this time of year, I get a sensation comparable to that experienced by an amputee who remains attached to a long-departed limb.
    • In tests, four amputees were able to program their artificial arms with sets of muscle signals for executing complex feats such as opening the door of a microwave oven.
    • For example, your pain could be similar to the phantom pain some amputees feel in their amputated limbs.
    • My question is, I'm wondering if you support stem-cell research in hopes that they may produce new limbs for amputees.
    • I'm learning a whole new vocabulary, a secret lexicon known only to amputees and prosthetists.
    • In the past few years he has turned his attention to achieving similar results for upper and lower limb amputees and has generated similar controversy.
    • Some members of the population, such as amputees, will never be able to use certain recognition systems, leading to possible social exclusion.
    • It is this concrete fact, this reality, which gives the parachuting artificial limbs, the madly scurrying amputees, its terrifying metaphoric power.
    • He blackmails a doctor to perform a drastic surgery, leaving him a true amputee.
    • That's how stroke victims learn to talk and walk again, and how amputees learn to use their remaining arm as well as they once used the lost one.
    • He believes the technique could be developed within a decade to restore movement to a tetraplegic's hand or feeling to a prosthetic leg used by an amputee.
    • When amputation is necessary, rehabilitation of the amputee is an important adjunct to management.
    • Having said this, though, would the brain perceive a ‘phantom body’, analogous to the phantom limbs that amputees feel?
    • I know all too well how vital a well-made and comfortable artificial limb is to an amputee.
    • Thus the functional disadvantage is less for child amputees.
    • They create artificial limbs and calipers for amputees and polio victims, enabling them to live full, normal lives.

    persona a la que se le ha amputado un miembro