- 1. The extremity of a limb left after amputation. 2. The pedicle remaining after removal of the tumor attached to it. [M.e. stumpe]
* * *stump 'stəmp n1) the basal portion of a bodily part (as a limb) remaining after the rest is removed2) a rudimentary or vestigial bodily part
* * *(stump) the distal end of the limb left after amputation.
Medical dictionary. 2011.