Prosthetic vs Prosthesis - What's the difference?

prosthetic | prosthesis |

Prosthetic is a related term of prosthesis.


As nouns the difference between prosthetic and prosthesis

is that prosthetic is a prosthesis (prosthetic device) while prosthesis is (medicine) an artificial replacement for a body part, either internal or external.

As a adjective prosthetic

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

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)
  • prosthesis

    English

    Noun

    (prostheses)
  • (medicine) An artificial replacement for a body part, either internal or external.
  • (linguistics, prosody) prothesis
  • Synonyms

    * (linguistics) prothesis

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