HyperDic: prosthesis

English > 1 sense of the word prosthesis:
NOUNartifactprosthesis, prosthetic devicecorrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
prosthesis > pronunciation
Soundsprao.stheh'sihs; prao.sthiy'sahs
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
abacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > prosthesis: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningcorrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body.
Synonymprosthetic device
Narrowerglass eyeprosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glass
implantA prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
obturatorA prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)
peg, wooden leg, leg, peglegA prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
Broadercorrective, restorativeA device for treating injury or disease
Spanishprótesis
Catalanpròtesi, protesis
Adjectivesprostheticrelating to or serving as a prosthesis
prostheticof or relating to prosthetics
Nounsprosthetistan expert in prosthetics

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