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Prosthesis vs. Prothesis

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Prosthesisnoun

(medicine) An artificial replacement for a body part, either internal or external.

Prothesisnoun

(phonology) The prepending of phonemes at the beginning of a word without changing its morphological structure, as in Spanish esfera from Latin sphere (without prothesis the word would have become *sfera).

Prosthesisnoun

Prothesis.

Prothesisnoun

a type of preparatory ceremony, part of the Divine Liturgy of the Eastern Orthodox Church

Prosthesisnoun

The addition to the human body of some artificial part, to replace one that is wanting, as a log or an eye; - called also prothesis.

Prothesisnoun

A credence table; - so called by the Eastern or Greek Church.

Prosthesisnoun

The prefixing of one or more letters to the beginning of a word, as in beloved.

Prothesisnoun

See Prosthesis.

Prosthesisnoun

corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body

Prosthesis

In medicine, a prosthesis (plural: prostheses; from Ancient Greek prosthesis, ) or prosthetic implant is an artificial device that replaces a missing body part, which may be lost through trauma, disease, or a condition present at birth (congenital disorder). Prostheses are intended to restore the normal functions of the missing body part.

‘addition, application, attachment’;

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