Definition of Prosthesis. Meaning of Prosthesis. Synonyms of Prosthesis

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Definition of Prosthesis

Prosthesis
Prosthesis Pros"the*sis, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? an addition, fr. ? to put to, to add; ? to + ? to put, place.] 1. (Surg.) 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. 2. (Gram.) The prefixing of one or more letters to the beginning of a word, as in beloved.

Meaning of Prosthesis from wikipedia

- In medicine, a prosthesis (plural: prostheses; from Ancient Gr****: πρόσθεσις, romanized: prósthesis, lit. 'addition, application, attachment'), or a prosthetic...
- to be safe or efficacious." Phalloplasty requires an implanted penile prosthesis to achieve an erection. Penile prostheses are implanted devices intended...
- An ocular prosthesis, artificial eye or gl**** eye is a type of craniofacial prosthesis that replaces an absent natural eye following an enucleation, evisceration...
- to describe the placement of synthetic penile implants using acrylic prosthesis in 1952. Silicone-based penile implants were developed by Harvey Lash...
- Prosthesis is an artificial replacement of a missing part of the body. Prosthesis may also refer to: Prosthesis (linguistics), an addition of a phoneme...
- but most commonly the ear, nose or eye/eyelids. An ocular prosthesis and hair prosthesis can also be classified as craniofacial prostheses. Prostheses...
- A dental prosthesis is an intraoral (inside the mouth) prosthesis used to restore (reconstruct) intraoral defects such as missing teeth, missing parts...
- which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant, that is, a hip prosthesis. Hip replacement surgery can be performed as a total replacement or a...
- A visual prosthesis, often referred to as a bionic eye, is an experimental visual device intended to restore functional vision in those suffering from...
- A voice prosthesis (plural prostheses) is an artificial device, usually made of silicone that is used in conjunction with voice therapy to help laryngectomized...