resynthesis

noun

re·​syn·​the·​sis (ˌ)rē-ˈsin(t)-thə-səs How to pronounce resynthesis (audio)
plural resyntheses (ˌ)rē-ˈsin(t)-thə-ˌsēz How to pronounce resynthesis (audio)
: the act of synthesizing something again : a second or subsequent synthesis
The adult body's state of stability then is the result of a balance between the rates of protein breakdown and resynthesis.Sue Rodwell Williams

Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of resynthesis was in 1896

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“Resynthesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resynthesis. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

resynthesis

noun
re·​syn·​the·​sis (ˌ)rē-ˈsin(t)-thə-səs How to pronounce resynthesis (audio)
plural resyntheses -ˌsēz How to pronounce resynthesis (audio)
: the action or process of resynthesizing something
resynthesis of a damaged section of DNA
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