medical Definition of remodeling
- Left ventricular remodeling is the process by which mechanical, neurohormonal, and possibly genetic factors alter ventricular size, shape, and function.
- —Mariell Jessup et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 15 May 2003
- Bones stay resilient through a process called remodeling, in which surface cells dissolve bone tissue and create small holes. Protein-secreting cells then fill those cavities with new tissue.
- —Jennifer Pirtle, Living, October 2004