Examples of prosthesis in a Sentence
She was fitted with a prosthesis to replace her missing leg.
Recent Examples of prosthesis from the Web
The study authors think that the man was using his teeth to tighten the straps on his prosthesis.
The catch: patients have to undergo a nonessential amputation of the damaged hand to make room for the prosthesis.
The Soviets compared the corpse's teeth, which contained conspicuous and unusual prostheses and bridgework, with descriptions provided by the dental assistant Kathe Heusermann.
Each prosthesis is hand-tied and is made completely from human hair.
For more details on what the prosthesis may have looked like, researchers turned to objects discovered near the man's remains.
Maddamma ran portions of the track and jumped rope, taking note of his gait and how responsive the prosthesis felt.
Paralympian gold medalist Jeremy Campbell wears jeans with a magnetic hem, which provides a wide opening that can be adjusted and pulled over his prosthesis.
Tommy Hilfiger'sTommy Adaptive Spring 2018 collection, an update of their initial October launch, features clothes for children and adults of differing physical abilities, including those with prosthesis or braces.
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PROSTHESIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prosthesis for English Language Learners
medical : an artificial device that replaces a missing or injured part of the body
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