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prosthesis

noun [C]     /ˈprɒs.θiː.sɪs/ US  /ˈprɑːs-/ (plural prostheses) specialized
an artificial body part, such as an arm, foot, or tooth, that replaces a missing partMedical dressings, supports and devices prosthetic     /prɒsˈθet.ɪk/ US  /prɑːsˈθet̬-/ adjective a prosthetic handMedical dressings, supports and devices
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