a vivid sensation that an amputated limb is still present. this occurs if the somatosensory cortex does not fully reorganize the internalized body map. a term first by S.W. Mitchell an american physician (1829-1914)
youll recognize when you have phantom limb because it will be a strange sensation
A limb or appendage that a person feels is there, even though it's not. This usually has something to do with your brain thinking a preveously existing limb is still there, which is why phantom limbs are usually experienced by amputees. Many therians
also experience phantom limbs of tails, wings, etc.
That person has phantom limbs.