¦bīō +
: regenerative
specifically : relating to the phase of radiation damage to living tissue in which repair of previously disrupted tissue takes place (as in the replacing of X-ray-destroyed tumor cells by connective tissue)

Word History


bi- entry 2 + positive

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“Biopositive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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