Prosody

Pros"o*dy

(?), n. [L. prosodia the tone or accent of a syllable, Gr. a song sung to, or with, an accompanying song, the accent accompanying the pronunciation; to + song, ode: cf. F. prosodie. See Ode.] That part of grammar which treats of the quantity of syllables, of accent, and of the laws of versification or metrical composition.
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Pro*so"ma

(?), n.;
pl. Prosomata.
[NL., fr. Gr. before + , , body.] (Zol.) The anterior of the body of an animal, as of a cephalopod; the thorax of an arthropod.
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Pros`o*pal"gi*a

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. face + pain.] (Med.) Facial neuralgia.
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Pros`o*po*ceph`a*la

(?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. pro`swpon face, appearance + head.] (Zol.) Same as Scaphopoda.
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