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resilience

noun re·sil·ience \ri-ˈzil-yən(t)s\

Medical Definition of RESILIENCE

1
:  the capability of a strained body to recover its size and shape after deformation caused especially by compressive stress
2
:  an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change <emotional resilience>

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