re·​in·​jec·​tion ˌrē-in-ˈjek-shən How to pronounce reinjection (audio)
: 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.
: 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
reinject 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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