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  • n. The false sensation, which is often painful, that an amputated limb is still present and attached.

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  • n. the illusion that a limb still exists after it has been amputated

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  • One of my favorite My Little Phonies!

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    February 13, 2007

  • I've discovered that this also applies to long hair cut short.
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    February 13, 2007