cosmetic

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Related to cosmetic shell: Ocular prosthesis
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Synonyms for cosmetic

superficial

Synonyms for cosmetic

serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose

serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body

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The longer you indulge in the practice of maintaining a cosmetic shell, the harder it is to recover when the shell eventually cracks.
While its facial prostheses patients account for a small percentage of its workload - around three a month - it is work around artificial eyes and cosmetic shells which make up the bedrock of the department.
Prosthetic eyes are built for patients who have had their eye removed, while cosmetic shells cater for those whose eye has been damaged through trauma or disease.