transitive + intransitive
: to attach (something) again
- reattaching the retina to underlying tissue
: to become attached anew
- The dentist will probably bond that tooth to the adjacent teeth for a number of weeks until it reattaches.
- —The Explorer (Tuscon, Arizona)
reattachment of a severed finger
Modern treatment for detached retina may include reattachment of the retina with a laser (like spot-welding) or freezing small areas (cryotherapy).
—Richard P. Holm