Prosthetic vs Bionic - What's the difference?

prosthetic | bionic |


As adjectives the difference between prosthetic and bionic

is that prosthetic is artificial, acting as a substitute for part of the body; relating to prosthesis while bionic is (not comparable) related to bionics.

As a noun prosthetic

is a prosthesis (prosthetic device).

prosthetic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • artificial, acting as a substitute for part of the body; relating to prosthesis
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A prosthesis (prosthetic device)
  • bionic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (not comparable) Related to bionics.
  • Of a biological organism, having been enhanced by electronic or mechanical parts; cyborg.
  • superhuman