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) \

Definition of resynthesis

: 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

First Known Use of resynthesis

1896, in the meaning defined above

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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 27 Feb. 2021.

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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) \

Medical Definition of resynthesis

: the action or process of resynthesizing something resynthesis of a damaged section of DNA

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