renature

verb
re·​na·​ture | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈnā-chər How to pronounce renature (audio) \
renatured; renaturing\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈnā-​chə-​riŋ How to pronounce renaturing (audio) , (ˌ)rē-​ˈnāch-​riŋ \

Definition of renature

transitive verb

: to restore (something, such as a denatured protein) to an original or normal condition

Other Words from renature

renaturation \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌnā-​chə-​ˈrā-​shən How to pronounce renaturation (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of renature

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for renature

re- + denature

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The first known use of renature was in 1907

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“Renature.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/renature. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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re·​na·​ture | \ (ˈ)rē-ˈnā-chər How to pronounce renature (audio) \
renatured; renaturing\ -​ˈnāch-​(ə-​)riŋ How to pronounce renaturing (audio) \

Medical Definition of renature

: to restore (as a denatured protein) to an original or normal condition

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