endoprosthesis

noun
en·​do·​pros·​the·​sis | \ -präs-ˈthē-səs How to pronounce endoprosthesis (audio) \
plural endoprostheses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce endoprostheses (audio) \

Medical Definition of endoprosthesis

: an artificial device to replace a missing bodily part that is placed inside the body

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