Amputation of this part involved the cessation of the response, even when the conditions normally causing the stimulation were maintained.
In the case of women the mutilation usually takes the form of amputation of the breasts.
At Waterloo he was wounded in the right arm and had to undergo amputation, but he quickly learned to write with his left hand, and on the conclusion of the war resumed his duties as secretary to the embassy at Paris.
Moreover, injury to the scolex, or amputation of that organ, reveals the concomitant absence of a regulative mechanism such as that which generally controls the form and fitness of regenerated organs.
Quick amputation of the finger is the best remedy of all if a large snake has bitten it.