epithesis

Related to epithesis: unallocated, in favour of

epithesis

(ˌɛpɪˈθiːsɪs)
n, pl ses (-siːz)
1. (Linguistics) linguistics the addition of a letter to the end of a word, so that its sense does not change
2. (Medicine) a splint
3. surgery an orthopaedic modification to a deformed extremity

epithesis

paragoge.
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Deaconesses took up their functions through an epithesis cherion or imposition of hands that conferred the Holy Spirit, as did the lectors" (ITC, Diakonia of Christ 22).
Then, we placed the digital model of the eyeglasses on the 3-D model of the patient's face with reference to the existing anatomical structures previously scanned, as well as to the designed nasal epithesis (Figure 4(c)).
troncamento) fe' for fede un po' for un poco epitesi epithesis (paragoge) (paragoge) The opposite.
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