prosthetic etymology

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

Detailed word origin of prosthetic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
τίθημι Ancient Greek (grc)
πρός Ancient Greek (grc)
προστίθημι Ancient Greek (grc)
πρόσθεσις Ancient Greek (grc)
προσθετικός Ancient Greek (grc)
prosthetic English (eng) Artificial, acting as a substitute for part of the body; relating to prosthesis A prosthesis (prosthetic device).

Words with the same origin as prosthetic

Descendants of τίθημι
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Descendants of πρός
extraprosodically extraprosodicity nonprosodic prosodic prosodically prosody prosthesis prothese prothesis