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(pros-thē′sĭs )

(pros′thĕ-sĭs)
(pros-thē′sēz″)
(pros′thĕ-sēz″)
pl. prostheses [Gr. prosthesis, an addition]

1. Replacement of a missing part by an artificial substitute, such as an artificial extremity.
2. An artificial organ or part, including arms, hands, joints, heart valves, teeth, and others.
3. A device to augment performance of a natural function, such as a hearing aid.

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Prosthesis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742272/all/prosthesis.
Prosthesis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742272/all/prosthesis. Accessed June 25, 2019.
Prosthesis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742272/all/prosthesis
Prosthesis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 25]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742272/all/prosthesis.
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