reinjection

noun
re·​in·​jec·​tion | \ ˌrē-in-ˈjek-shən How to pronounce reinjection (audio) \

Medical Definition of reinjection

1 : an injection made subsequent to a previous injection After the initial treatment, reinjection with collagen at intervals is required to maintain full correction.— Elizabeth A. Abel et al.
2 : the return or replenishment of something by injection especially following removal … a special preparation of T cells: cells that were taken previously from the same individual, infected with the HIV-vaccinia vector and then killed before reinjection.— Thomas J. Matthews and Dani P. Bolognesi

Other Words from reinjection

reinject \ -​ˈjekt How to pronounce reinjection (audio) \ transitive verb
The technique would involve removing diseased stem cells from the fetus's bloodstream, transferring healthy genes into them, and reinjecting the treated cells into the fetus. — Pat Ohlendorf-Moffat

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“Reinjection.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/reinjection. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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