regrow

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verb re·grow \(ˌ)rē-ˈgrō\

Definition of regrow

regrew

play \-ˈgrü\;

regrown

play \-ˈgrōn\;

regrowing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to grow (something, such as a missing part) anew

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to continue growth after interruption or injury

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regrow

play
intransitive verb re·grow \(ˈ)rē-ˈgrō\

Medical Definition of regrow

regrew

\-ˈgrü\play ;

regrown

\-ˈgrōn\play ;

regrowing

  1. :  to continue growth after interruption or injury

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