- Also called proskomide. the preparation and preliminary oblation of the Eucharistic elements.
- the table on which this is done.
- the part of the sanctuary or bema where this table stands.
OTHER WORDS FROM prothesispro·thet·ic [pruh-thet-ik], /prəˈθɛt ɪk/, adjectivepro·thet·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use prothesis in a sentence
They are provided with the most perfect prothesis apparatus, jointed artificial limbs.Turkish Prisoners in Egypt|Various
It is covered either with a barrel or with a cross-groined vault, and communicates with the prothesis and the diaconicon.
The place of the prothesis has been taken by a similar door and a small Turkish dome.
The prothesis and diaconicon have barrel vaults and apses with three sides projecting slightly on the exterior.
At the east end a door, unsymmetrically placed, leads to the small chapel which was originally the prothesis.