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recuperative

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adjective re·cu·per·a·tive \-ˈkü-pə-ˌrā-tiv, -ˈkyü-, -p(ə-)rə-tiv\

Simple Definition of recuperative

  • : helping you to return to normal health or strength : helping you to recuperate

Full Definition of recuperative

  1. 1 :  of or relating to recuperation <recuperative powers>

  2. 2 :  aiding in recuperation :  restorative

1650

First Known Use of recuperative

1650


Medical Dictionary

recuperative

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adjective re·cu·per·a·tive \-ˈk(y)ü-pə-ˌrāt-iv\

Medical Definition of recuperative

  1. 1:  of or relating to recuperation <recuperative powers>

  2. 2:  aiding in recuperation :  restorative <strongly recuperative remedies>




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