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regeneration

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noun re·gen·er·a·tion \ri-ˌje-nə-ˈrā-shən, ˌrē-\

Definition of regeneration

  1. 1 :  an act or the process of regenerating :  the state of being regenerated

  2. 2 :  spiritual renewal or revival

  3. 3 :  renewal or restoration of a body, bodily part, or biological system (as a forest) after injury or as a normal process

  4. 4 :  utilization by special devices of heat or other products that would ordinarily be lost



Examples of regeneration in a sentence

  1. <the regeneration of knitting and crocheting is in full bloom, with Hollywood stars admitting they knit and crochet on movie sets>



14th Century

First Known Use of regeneration

14th century


Medical Dictionary

regeneration

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noun re·gen·er·a·tion \ri-ˌjen-ə-ˈrā-shən, ˌrē-\

Medical Definition of regeneration

  1. 1:  an act or the process of regenerating :  the state of being regenerated

  2. 2:  the renewal, regrowth, or restoration of a body or a bodily part, tissue, or substance after injury or as a normal bodily process <continual regeneration of epithelial cells> <regeneration of the uterine lining>—compare regulation 2a





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