surgical prosthesis


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sur·gi·cal pros·the·sis

an appliance prepared as an aid or as a part of a surgical procedure, (for example, heart valve, cranial plate, artificial joint replacement, breast implant, tissue expander).

sur·gi·cal pros·the·sis

(sŭr'ji-kăl pros-thē'sis)
An appliance prepared as an aid or as a part of a surgical proceeding, such as a heart valve or cranial plate.

sur·gi·cal pros·the·sis

(sŭr'ji-kăl pros-thē'sis)
An appliance prepared as an aid or as a part of a surgical proceeding.