prosthetic

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adjective pros·thet·ic \ 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

prosthetically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of prosthetic

1872


Medical Dictionary

prosthetic

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adjective pros·thet·ic \ präs-ˈthet-ik \

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

prosthetically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


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