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pros•the•sis



Pronunciation: (pros-thē'sis for 1; pros'thu-sis for 2), [key]
n.,
pl. -sesPronunciation: (-sēz for 1; -sēz" for 2). [key]

1. a device, either external or implanted, that substitutes for or supplements a missing or defective part of the body.
2. Gram., Prosody.the addition of one or more sounds or syllables to a word or line of verse, esp. at the beginning.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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