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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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