pros·​thet·​ist | \ˈpräs-thə-tist \

Definition of prosthetist 

: a specialist in prosthetics

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The project's four undergraduate members - Levine, Flamerich, Adam Benabbou and Kaitlin Burnash - also worked with orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists and prosthetists at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Children's of Alabama. William Thornton,, "UA student project supplies children with 3D printed prosthetic limbs," 17 Oct. 2017 By the time Woodhall was in middle school, his doctor, Stephen Santora and his prosthetist, Eric Green, grew accustomed to sitting down with the young athlete and brainstorming ideas for prosthetics. Eden Laase,, "After losing his legs shortly after birth, Hunter Woodhall found his place on the track," 13 July 2017 The camp offers theraputic programs with physical and occupational therapists, prosthetists & adult amputee role models and gives campers a chance to be with others who are like them. Matt Ormseth,, "Camp No Limits At Quinnipiac Brings Together Children Without Limbs," 7 July 2017 VA staffing will include a full-time prosthetist and two support people. Jeanette Steele,, "VA and Navy partner to open prosthetics lab in Oceanside," 16 May 2017 The Defense Department will also have a prosthetist, two physical therapists and one technician on site. Jeanette Steele,, "VA and Navy partner to open prosthetics lab in Oceanside," 16 May 2017

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1896, in the meaning defined above

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pros·​the·​tist | \ˈpräs-thət-əst \

Medical Definition of prosthetist 

: a specialist in prosthetics

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