1. prosthesis a device that replaces a missing part of the body
  2. Pott's disease TB of the spine with destruction of vertebrae resulting in curvature of the spine
  3. precedence status established in order of importance or urgency
  4. Pick's disease a progressive form of presenile dementia found most often in middle-aged and elderly women and characterized by degeneration of the frontal and temporal lobes with loss of intellectual ability and transitory aphasia
  5. proceeds the income or profit arising from a transaction
  6. prestigious having an illustrious reputation; respected
  7. precedent an example that is used to justify similar occurrences
  8. peristalsis wavelike muscle contractions of the alimentary tract
  9. priestess a woman who performs religious duties and ceremonies
  10. parasitism when one organism benefits from another by causing damage
  11. Paris daisy perennial subshrub of the Canary Islands having usually pale yellow daisylike flowers; often included in genus Chrysanthemum
  12. breastless without a breast
  13. pinocytosis process by which certain cells can engulf and incorporate droplets of fluid
  14. Bright's disease an inflammation of the kidney
  15. presidency the office and function of president
  16. Parasitaxus one species: parasite yew
  17. precedency preceding in time
  18. homeostasis metabolic equilibrium maintained by biological mechanisms
  19. Lafora's disease epilepsy characterized by clonus of muscle groups and progressive mental deterioration and genetic origin
  20. proceedings (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

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