reconstructive love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Reconstructing; tending to reconstruct.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective which reconstructs

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

  • adjective helping to restore to good condition


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

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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.

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

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

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