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Definition of prothesis

Prothesis
Prothesis Proth"e*sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a placing in public, fr. ? to set before; ? before + ? to set, put.] 1. (Eccl.) A credence table; -- so called by the Eastern or Greek Church. 2. (Med.) See Prosthesis. --Dunglison.
prothesis
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 prothesis from wikipedia

- In linguistics, prothesis (/ˈprɒθɪsɪs/; from post-classical Latin based on Ancient Gr****: πρόθεσις próthesis 'placing before'), or less commonly prosthesis...
- Prothesis may refer to: Liturgy of Preparation, also known as Prothesis Prothesis (altar) Prothesis (linguistics) A form of the custom of lying in repose...
- Orthodox and Gr****-Catholic Churches. Prothesis and diaconicon are collectively referred to as pastophoria. The Prothesis is located behind the Iconostasis...
- In medicine, a prosthesis (plural: prostheses; from Ancient Gr**** prosthesis, "addition, application, attachment") or prosthetic implant is an artificial...
- The Liturgy of Preparation, also Prothesis (Gr****: Πρόθεσις, lit. "a setting forth") or Proskomedia (Προσκομιδή Proskomidē 'an offering, an oblation')...
- addition of one or more sounds to a word, especially at the beginning (prothesis) or at the end (paragoge). The word epenthesis comes from epi- "in addition...
- head, and others behind. This part of the funeral rites was called the prothesis. Women led the mourning by chanting dirges, tearing at their hair and...
- including at the beginning of a word. There are also two mutations, t-prothesis and h-prothesis, found on vowel-initial words. See Irish phonology for a discussion...
- FDG-PET CT showing septic loosening of knee prothesis; the FDG-enrichment shows entensive inflammatory foci: demonstrative: the PET-image ist unlike the...
- goats. A rectangular panel between the handles on one side depicts a prothesis scene, the lying in repose of a draped dead woman on a bier, with a checkered...