reconstructive love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Relating to or characterized by reconstruction.
  • adj. Serving to rebuild, restore, or correct the appearance and function of defective, damaged, or misshaped body structures or parts: reconstructive surgery.

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  • adj. which reconstructs

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Reconstructing; tending to reconstruct.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to reconstruct; having the power of reconstructing.
  • n. In medicine, that which is adapted or serviceable for reconstructing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. helping to restore to good condition

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Examples

  • The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a world leader in reconstructive surgery of hearts with complex disorders and a pioneer in developing innovative surgical techniques, such as improvements in heart-lung bypass and minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

    Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • The Cardiac Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a world leader in reconstructive heart surgery, heart catheterization, specialized anesthesia and nursing for children and young adults with heart disease.

    Cardiac Center

  • For the qualified candidate with a career interest in reconstructive and cosmetic oculoplastic surgery, this program offers a blend of supervised and independent activities.

    Oculoplastic Fellowship

  • Tim Terry, consultant in reconstructive urology, Leicester University Hospitals NHS Trust, specialises in gender reassignment surgery.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • And while there is no good reason to delay passage of an economic stimulus package -- which would send the economy into a ditch -- we need to make room in the package has the kind of long-term reconstructive features that will lead to jobs and other kinds of economic opportunities for all Americans well into the future.

    Hoyt Hilsman: Economic Stimulus: Fixing the Car While We're Driving It

  • Often face-first and resulting in reconstructive surgery, but I do hit them.

    Passing the word (having spared you the rant)

  • Mopis is a high-quality software synthesizer that combines traditional subtractive synthesis with new technology we call reconstructive synthesis.

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  • Devoting nearly half of your long-term reconstructive stimulus to short-term ... something

    De Magno Opere

  • Even now, after endless sessions of what was called reconstructive therapy, Ryeland couldn't understand what had happened to him.

    Starchild Omnibus

  • When these problems are caused by trauma, burns, disease, or birth defects, the procedures are generally known as reconstructive surgery.

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