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(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.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Prosthesis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742272/all/hair_prosthesis.
Prosthesis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742272/all/hair_prosthesis. Accessed November 17, 2019.
Prosthesis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742272/all/hair_prosthesis
Prosthesis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742272/all/hair_prosthesis.
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