reinjure

verb
re·in·jure | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈin-jər \
reinjured; reinjuring

Definition of reinjure 

transitive verb

: to injure (something or someone) again … his right knee, which was operated on in 1983 and reinjured last month …Time Magazine … has been battling ankle problems and reinjured herself in … Saturday's 89-77 semifinal victory over Kentucky. —Michelle Voepel

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reinjury \(ˌ)rē-ˈinj-rē, -ˈin-jə- \ noun plural reinjuries
Sports-medicine experts we consulted advise wearing a brace when you exercise for six months to reduce the risk of reinjury. Consumer Reports Then again, it's the same ankle that sidelined him for Game 6 … Injuries are bad; reinjuries are often worse. —Thomas Duffy

First Known Use of reinjure

1862, in the meaning defined above

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reinnervation

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