prosthesis etymology

English word prosthesis comes from Ancient Greek τίθημι, Ancient Greek πρός

Detailed word origin of prosthesis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
τίθημι Ancient Greek (grc)
πρός Ancient Greek (grc)
προστίθημι Ancient Greek (grc)
πρόσθεσις Ancient Greek (grc)
prosthesis English (eng) (linguistics, prosody) Prothesis.. (medicine) An artificial replacement for a body part, either internal or external.

Words with the same origin as prosthesis

Descendants of τίθημι
cal calcium calculate calculation calculus disco opposition quilt theme thesis tick ticking
Descendants of πρός
extraprosodically extraprosodicity nonprosodic prosodic prosodically prosody prosthetic prothese prothesis