reparative

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adjective re·par·a·tive \ri-ˈpa-rə-tiv\

Definition of reparative

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or effecting repair

  2. 2 :  serving to make amends

1656

First Known Use of reparative

1656


Medical Dictionary

reparative

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adjective re·par·a·tive \ri-ˈpar-ət-iv\

Medical Definition of reparative

  1. :  of, relating to, or effecting repair <reparative dentistry>


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