prosthetic


pros·thet·ic

adjective \präs-ˈthe-tik\

Definition of PROSTHETIC

1
:  of or relating to a prosthesis or prosthetics
2
:  of, relating to, or constituting a nonprotein group of a conjugated protein
pros·thet·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of PROSTHETIC

circa 1890

pros·thet·ic

adjective \präs-ˈthet-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROSTHETIC

1
: of, relating to, or being a prosthesis <a prosthetic device> <prosthetic limbs>; also : of or relating to prosthetics <prosthetic research>
2
: of, relating to, or constituting a nonprotein group of a conjugated protein
pros·thet·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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