gritti-stokes amputation

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Gritti-Stokes amputation Grit·ti-Stokes amputation (grē'tē-stōks')
n.
Amputation of the leg through the knee in which the patella is preserved and applied to the end of the femur. Also called Stokes' amputation.

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