noun, plural proth·e·ses [proth-uh-seez] /ˈprɒθ əˌsiz/
- 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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM prothesispro·thet·ic [pruh-thet-ik], /prəˈθɛt ɪk/, adjectivepro·thet·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for prothesis
At the east end a door, unsymmetrically placed, leads to the small chapel which was originally the prothesis.
The prothesis and the diaconicon are represented by chapels to north and south of the apse.
The two smaller compartments and apses at the sides of the bema were sacristies, the diaconicon and prothesis.
The position of the prothesis and diaconicon in particular is identical in the two churches.
It is covered either with a barrel or with a cross-groined vault, and communicates with the prothesis and the diaconicon.