teale's amputation

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Teale's amputation (tēlz)
n.

  1. Amputation of the thigh or the lower half of the forearm with the construction of a long posterior rectangular flap and a short anterior one.

  2. Amputation of the leg with the construction of a long anterior rectangular flap and a short posterior one.

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