reinject

verb re·in·ject \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈjekt \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reinject

reinjected; reinjecting
: to inject (something) again
  • Unlike conventional foam, silicone cures quickly and can be reinjected
  • —Jeff Rich and Steve Cohen
also : to return or replenish (something) by injection especially following removal
  • The technique would involve removing diseased stem cells from the fetus's bloodstream, transferring healthy genes into them, and reinjecting the treated cells into the fetus.
  • —Pat Ohlendorf-Moffat
  • … for each barrel of oil displaced two barrels of water must be reinjected into the reservoir.
  • —A. Alvarez

reinjection

play \(ˌ)rē-in-ˈjek-shən\ noun, plural reinjections
    • After the initial treatment, reinjection with collagen at intervals is required to maintain full correction.
    • —Elizabeth A. Abel et al.
    • reinjection of treated cells
    • It works so reliably that some patients come regularly for reinjections into eyebrows or small areas of the scalp.
    • —Richard B. Weller et al.

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