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pros·the·sis

 (prŏs-thē′sĭs)
n. pl. pros·the·ses (-sēz)
1. An artificial device used to replace a missing body part, such as a limb, tooth, eye, or heart valve.
2. Replacement of a missing body part with such a device.
3. Linguistics Prothesis.

[Greek, addition, from prostithenai, prosthe-, to add : pros-, pros- + tithenai, to put; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]
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prosthesis

(ˈprɒsθɪsɪs; prɒsˈθiːsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
1. (Surgery) surgery
a. the replacement of a missing bodily part with an artificial substitute
b. an artificial part such as a limb, eye, or tooth
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) linguistics another word for prothesis
[C16: via Late Latin from Greek: an addition, from prostithenai to add, from pros- towards + tithenai to place]
prosthetic adj
prosˈthetically adv
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pros•the•sis

(prɒsˈθi sɪs for 1; ˈprɒs θə sɪs for 2 )

n., pl. -ses (-siz for 1; -ˌsiz for 2 )
1. a device, either external or implanted, that substitutes for or supplements a missing or defective part of the body.
[1545–55; < Late Latin < Greek prósthesis a putting to, addition =pros(ti)thé(nai) to put to, add (pros- to, toward + tithénai to put)]
pros•thet′ic (-ˈθɛt ɪk) adj.
pros•thet′i•cal•ly, adv.
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prosthesis

An artificial attachment to replace a body part, such as a limb or organ.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prosthesis - corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the bodyprosthesis - corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
corrective, restorative - a device for treating injury or disease
glass eye - prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glass
implant - a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
obturator - a prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)
pegleg, wooden leg, peg, leg - a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
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Translations

prosthesis

[prɒsˈθiːsɪs] N (prostheses (pl)) [prɒsˈθiːsiːz]prótesis f
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prosthesis

[prɒsˈθiːsɪs] n (MEDICINE)prothèse f
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prosthesis

n (spec)Prothese f
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pros·the·sis

n. prótesis, reemplazo de una parte del cuerpo con un sustituto artificial.
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prosthesis

n (pl -ses) prótesis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Patients who reported for dental extraction but had prosthetically un-restored partially edentulous areas in mouth for a minimum of one year were considered.
This enables professionals to prosthetically plan, as well as design, restorative elements used in the implant procedure; in addition to designing and producing surgical guides.
Taken to a conclusion, what these lithographs propose is what the paintings and computer drawings likewise model--mechanisms of control both bodily and prosthetically initiated and freely yet willfully obeyed.
The final resolution took a firm position on the need for research: "It is the position of this, the first convention of the Paralyzed Veterans Association of America that research in the various fields of paraplegia, medically, prosthetically and otherwise, is essential to the effective rehabilitation of the paraplegia veteran," the resolution stated in the April 1947 issue of Paraplegia News (PN).
Once having digitally reproduced the diagnostic wax-up, the position of the implants was planned, considering the bone availability and in a prosthetically driven approach in order to have a favourable emergence of the prosthetic screws (Figure 4).
The result is an open-ended, fragmented, accretive narrative whose form prosthetically extends from the Creature's tale, to Frankenstein's confession, to Walton's letters, and, finally, to Shelley's autobiographical introduction--"an appendage" to the novel (192).
How did this image function, prosthetically, for readers?
Planning in a virtual environment allows these images to be matched to a 3D image of the bone and dental prosthesis which permits a prosthetically driven dental implant placement (57) It is then not just a matter of placing the dental implant where there is sufficient bone, but also by taking into consideration the ideal position for the fabrication of the individual crown or multiple unit prosthesis.
The deictic gesture is both embodied and mediated prosthetically, by means of the bucket which functions as an extension of the body.
Scotti, "Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) of a customized titanium mesh for prosthetically guided bone regeneration of atrophic maxillary arches," Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, vol.
YESTERDAY I visited the Victoria Centre in Llandudno and parked my car on the second floor only to discover that the one and only lift was out of commission due to service and I descended very carefully to the ground floor by stairs, by which time my prosthetically assisted heart was feeling the strain and causing me great discomfort.