prosthetic

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From Ancient Greek προσθετικός (prosthetikós, adding; repletive; giving additional power), from πρόσθεσις (prósthesis, addition), from προστίθημι (prostíthēmi, I add), from πρός (prós, towards) + τίθημι (títhēmi, I place).

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prosthetic (comparative more prosthetic, superlative most prosthetic)

  1. artificial, acting as a substitute for part of the body; relating to prosthesis

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Noun[edit]

prosthetic (plural prosthetics)

  1. A prosthesis (prosthetic device)

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