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pros·thet·ics

 (prŏs-thĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of medicine or surgery that deals with the production and application of artificial body parts.

pros′the·tist (prŏs′thĭ-tĭst) n.
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prosthetics

(prɒsˈθɛtɪks)
n
(Surgery) (functioning as singular) the branch of surgery concerned with prosthesis
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pros•thet•ics

(prɒsˈθɛt ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
1. the branch of surgery or of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing parts with artificial structures.
2. the fabrication and fitting of prosthetic devices, esp. artificial limbs.
[1890–95]
pros′the•tist (-θə tɪst) n.
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prosthetics

the branch of surgery dealing with the replacement of missing limbs or organs with artificial substitutes. — prosthetic, adj.
See also: Surgery
the branch of surgery dealing with the replacement of missing limbs or organs with artificial substitutes. — prosthetic, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prosthetics - the branch of medicine dealing with the production and use of artificial body partsprosthetics - the branch of medicine dealing with the production and use of artificial body parts
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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pros·thet·ics

n. prostética, rama de la cirugía que se dedica al reemplazo de partes del cuerpo.
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[11.] Neill DJ, Nairn RI (1990) Complete Denture Prosthetics, 3rd ed.

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