English-Swedish translation of prosthesis

Translation of the word prosthesis from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

prosthesis in Swedish

medicinenoun protes [u]
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Definitions of prosthesis
1. prosthesis - corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
  corrective, restorative a device for treating injury or disease
  glass eye prosthesis consisting of an artificial eye made of glass
  implant a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
  obturator a prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)
  pegleg, wooden leg, peg, leg a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
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In medicine, a prosthesis, prosthetic, or prosthetic limb is an artificial device extension that replaces a missing body part. It is part of the field of biomechatronics, the science of using mechanical devices with human muscle, skeleton, and nervous systems to assist or enhance motor control lost by trauma, disease, or defect. Prostheses are typically used to replace parts lost by injury or missing from birth or to supplement defective body parts.

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