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prosthetic (adj.)

1837, "exhibiting or pertaining to prosthesis in grammar;" 1902 in the surgical sense; from Latinized form of Greek prosthetikos "disposed to add," from prosthetos "added or fitted to," verbal adjective of prostithenai "to put to, add to" (see prosthesis). Related: Prosthetically.

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Definitions of prosthetic from WordNet

prosthetic (adj.)
of or relating to prosthetics;
prosthetic (adj.)
relating to or serving as a prosthesis;
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