Definition of regeneration
2 : spiritual renewal or revival
3 : renewal or restoration of a body, bodily part, or biological system (such as a forest) after injury or as a normal process
4 : utilization by special devices of heat or other products that would ordinarily be lost
Examples of regeneration in a Sentence
the regeneration of knitting and crocheting is in full bloom, with Hollywood stars admitting they knit and crochet on movie sets
Recent Examples of regeneration from the Web
The team shares a $6 million grant from the U.S. Army with two other institutions to work on a bone regeneration project expected to lead to groundbreaking limb-salvage techniques.
Bone is living tissue that is in a constant state of regeneration as the body naturally removes old bone and replaces it with new bone.
Clear, bullet-shaped and mysterious, the Vinturi looks like a component from a Cylon regeneration ship.
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Medical Definition of regeneration
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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