Definition of Regeneration

1. Noun. (biology) growth anew of lost tissue or destroyed parts or organs.

Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Specialized synonyms: Morphallaxis
Generic synonyms: Biological Process, Organic Process
Derivative terms: Regenerate, Regenerate

2. Noun. Feedback in phase with (augmenting) the input.
Exact synonyms: Positive Feedback
Generic synonyms: Feedback
Specialized synonyms: Vicious Circle, Vicious Cycle
Derivative terms: Regenerate

3. Noun. The activity of spiritual or physical renewal.

4. Noun. Forming again (especially with improvements or removal of defects); renewing and reconstituting.
Exact synonyms: Re-formation
Generic synonyms: Reconstruction
Derivative terms: Regenerate, Regenerate, Regenerate

Definition of Regeneration

1. n. The act of regenerating, or the state of being regenerated.

Definition of Regeneration

1. Noun. rebuilding or restructuring; large scale repair or renewal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Regeneration

1. generation [n -S] - See also: generation

Medical Definition of Regeneration

1. The natural renewal of a structure, as of a lost tissue or part. Origin: L. Generare = to produce, bring to life This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Regeneration

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"With John, therefore, regeneration is represented as the transposition into a ... The conception of regeneration has no definite place in the terminology of ..."

2. Systematic Theology: A Compendium and Commonplace-book Designed for the Use by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1909)
"On truth as a means of regeneration, see I lovi-.v. Outlines, 192, who quotes Cunningham, Historical Theology, 1:01.- " regeneration may be taken in a ..."

3. The Evolution Theory by August Weismann (1904)
"LECTURE XXI regeneration (continued) Phyletic origin of the regenerative ... In regard to the case last discussed, the regeneration of the lens in the eye ..."

4. Report (1904)
"This regeneration took place, whether a whole cotyledon or only a small piece of a cotyledon was left intact, thus indicating that regeneration is not ..."

5. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"[N 0811 0831 j. and Davis, SE The internal factors in the regeneration of the tail of ... Aus dem Gebiete der regeneration. II. Ueber die regeneration bei ..."

6. Dictionary of the Apostolic Church by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, John Chisholm Lambert (1918)
"So far as regeneration is concerned, he believes that even the ... The basis for a doctrine of regeneration is therefore to be found in the sacramentalism ..."

7. The Germ-plasm: A Theory of Heredity by August Weismann (1893)
"If, then, regeneration depends on the distribution of supplementary determinants to certain cells, which occurs whenever it is necessary or possible, ..."

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