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noun [C] uk   /ˈprɒs.θiː.sɪs/  us   /ˈprɑːs-/ (plural prostheses ) specialized
an artificial body part, such as an arm, foot, or tooth, that replaces a missing part
adjective uk   /prɒsˈθet.ɪk/  us   /prɑːsˈθet̬-/
a prosthetic hand
Translations of “prosthesis”
in Chinese (Traditional) 假肢,人造義體…
in Chinese (Simplified) 假肢,假体…
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