prosth-, prosthe-, prosthet-, prostheto-

(Greek > Latin: an addition; to put to, add to, to place)

prosthokeratoplasty (noun), prosthokeratoplasties (pl)
A surgical renewal of diseased or scarred corneal tissue of the eye or eyes: Because Jane had a cataract, she underwent prosthokeratoplasty and a transparent prosthesis was inserted.

Related word families intertwined with "to place, placing, to put; to add; to stay; to attach" word units: fix-; pon-; stato-; the-, thes-.