from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or marked by regeneration.
- adj. Tending to regenerate.
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- adj. That serves to regenerate
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to regeneration; tending to regenerate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Producing regeneration; renewing.
- In metallurgy, on the principle of the Siemens regenerator, or so constructed as to utilize that method of economizing fuel, as in the term regenerative gas-furnace. See regenerator.
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The term "regenerative medicine" applies to a wide range of treatment types, medications and technology, some but not all of it based on stem cell research.
"With each new study it becomes more and more implausible to claim that scientists must rely on destruction of human embryos to achieve rapid progress in regenerative medicine," said Richard M. Doerflinger of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
The printer is meant to be used in regenerative medicine.
Bush is certainly not worried about oil prices being to low, because of it's negative effects on research incentives in regenerative energies.
The clinic claims that the foetal tissue derived from elective abortions at six to 12 weeks is rich in regenerative stem cells.
With sleep, lifestyle factors proper diet, exercise, stress control, sleep hygiene, etc. are the most important means for successful long-term regenerative rest.
And so the hope of medicine in the future is to develop a whole new arena we call regenerative medicine which would allow us to make new cells and tissues for an aging population.
Stem cell therapy is sometimes called regenerative medicine.
"The stuff we build is very small but well-crafted," Shall said, adding that the work is supposed to be "regenerative" - and could potentially be a catalyst for long-term change.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has called regenerative medicine the "next evolution of medical treatments".
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