reeducation

noun
re·ed·u·ca·tion | \-ˌej-ə-ˈkā-shən \

Medical Definition of reeducation 

1 : training in the use of muscles in new functions or of prosthetic devices in old functions in order to replace or restore lost functions reeducation of the bowel of the chronically constipated patient— C. H. Thienes neuromuscular reeducation

2 : training to develop new behaviors (as attitudes or habits) to replace others that are considered undesirable

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