from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The branch of medicine or surgery that deals with the production and application of artificial body parts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of prosthetic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In surgery, the art of prosthesis or of the supplying of missing parts by artificial ones.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of medicine dealing with the production and use of artificial body parts


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