noun Date: 1902 a specialist in prosthetics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Prosthetist — A prosthetist, as defined by The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc., is a person who measures, designs, fabricates, fits, or services a prosthesis as prescribed by a licensed physician, and who assists …   Wikipedia

  • prosthetist — prosthetics ► PLURAL NOUN 1) artificial body parts; prostheses. 2) pieces of flexible material applied to actors faces to transform their appearance. 3) (treated as sing. ) the branch of surgery concerned with the making and fitting of artificial …   English terms dictionary

  • prosthetist — /pros thi tist/, n. a person skilled in making or fitting prosthetic devices. [1900 05; PROSTHET(ICS) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • prosthetist — noun A person who makes or fits prosthetic devices …   Wiktionary

  • prosthetist — One skilled in constructing and fitting prostheses. * * * pros·the·tist präs thət əst n a specialist in prosthetics * * * pros·the·tist (prosґthə tist) [Gr. prosthetes one who adds] an allied health professional trained in prosthetics …   Medical dictionary

  • prosthetist — n. one who makes prostheses, maker of artificial limbs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prosthetist — pros·the·tist …   English syllables

  • prosthetist — noun an expert in prosthetics • Derivationally related forms: ↑prosthesis • Hypernyms: ↑expert …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maxillofacial prosthetist and technologist — is the term used in the United Kingdom for a specialist who delivers facial, ocular and other prostheses which restore form and function to the body. In the United States, this specialty is known as anaplastology. In the UK,[1] the main governing …   Wikipedia

  • Dental prosthetist — may refer to: Dental technician, a person who makes dentures Denturist or clinical dental technician, a person who makes dentures and fits them to patients This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

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