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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prostheticadjective

    of or relating to prosthetics

  2. prostheticadjective

    relating to or serving as a prosthesis


  1. prostheticnoun

    A prosthesis (prosthetic device)

    Etymology: From προσθετικός, from πρόσθεσις, from προστίθημι, from πρός + τίθημι.

  2. prostheticadjective

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

    Etymology: From προσθετικός, from πρόσθεσις, from προστίθημι, from πρός + τίθημι.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prostheticadjective

    of or pertaining to prosthesis; prefixed, as a letter or letters to a word

    Etymology: [Cf. Gr. disposed to add, put on.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prosthetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prosthetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of prosthetic in a Sentence

  1. Todd Goldstein:

    The Fin attaches to a standard prosthetic, allowing the amputee to enter and exit the water without changing prosthetics.

  2. Cliff Keenan:

    One would assume that the person doing the installation would know not to put it on to a prosthetic device.

  3. Dave Laufer:

    When the war started, we started receiving casualties, and amputee prosthetic care was not near this end-state that it is now.

  4. Katsuyuki Aoki:

    I had never been in contact with people with prosthetic legs, but my impression about prostheses has become positive.

  5. Chaedria LaBouvier:

    This is how you treat citizens? You're having him partially nude while you pin him down on his prosthetic leg? you're protecting and serving the community having this man half naked? You don't protect and serve this community if that's policing to you.

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