Medical Dictionary

prosthesis


prosthesis

noun pros·the·sis \präs-ˈthē-səs, ˈpräs-thə-\
plural pros·the·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of PROSTHESIS

:  an artificial device to replace or augment a missing or impaired part of the body <a dental prosthesis> <silicone breast and limb prostheses>
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