gritti-stokes amputation

Medical Dictionary

Gritti-Stokes amputation Grit·ti-Stokes amputation (grē'tē-stōks')
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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: gritter
Next Definition: grittily
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for gritti-stokes amputation
More from
Search for articles containing gritti-stokes amputation Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature