prosthetics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction pros·thet·ics \ präs-ˈthe-tiks \

Definition of prosthetics

: the surgical or dental specialty concerned with the design, construction, and fitting of prostheses

First Known Use of prosthetics

circa 1894

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prosthetics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction pros·thet·ics \ -iks \

medical Definition of prosthetics

: the surgical and dental specialty concerned with the design, construction, and fitting of prostheses

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