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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of prosthetic.

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

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

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