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reeducation

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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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