prothesis

noun proth·e·sis \ ˈprä-thə-səs \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of prothesis

plural protheses play \ˈprä-thə-ˌsēz\
: the addition of a sound to the beginning of a word (as in Old French estat—whence English estate—from Latin status)

prothetic

play \prä-ˈthe-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of prothesis

Late Latin, alteration of prosthesis, from Greek, literally, addition — more at prosthesis


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prothesis

noun proth·e·sis \ ˈpräth-ə-səs \

medical Definition of prothesis

plural protheses play \-ˌsēz\

prothetic

play \prä-ˈthet-ik\ adjective

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