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prosthetist

 [pros´thĕ-tist]
a person skilled in prosthetics and practicing its application.

pros·the·tist

(pros'the-tist),
One skilled in constructing and fitting prostheses.

prosthetist

[pros′thətist]
a person who fabricates and fits artificial limbs and similar devices prescribed by a physician. A certified prosthetist is one who has successfully completed the examination of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association.

prosthetist

Orthopedics A person who produces and/or fits a prosthetic device, usually understood to be a limb

pros·the·tist

(pros'thĕ-tist)
One skilled in constructing and fitting prostheses.

Prosthetist

A health care professional who is skilled in making and fitting artificial parts (prosthetics) for the human body.
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pros·the·tist

(pros'thĕ-tist)
One skilled in constructing and fitting prostheses.

prosthetist (pros´thətist),

n the principal responsible individual involved in the construction of an artificial replacement for any part of the body.

prosthetist

a person skilled in prosthetics and practicing its application.
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It was founded in 1919 by its namesake prosthetist, Otto Bock (1881-1960) in response to the large number of injured veterans from World War I.
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This edition also includes a chapter on the technologies for assistive devices available in low-income countries, which will serve as a resource for surgeons, prosthetists, and therapists who go to third-world countries for humanitarian endeavors.
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