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- v. To grow again a part that has been lost, shed or destroyed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To grow again.
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- v. grow anew or continue growth after an injury or interruption
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Looking back at my to-do list (previous post) it occurs to me that the whole point of getting the dratted deadline for Chill moved (it looks now as if it will be published for Fall 2009, so never fear; it is not being pushed back a full year) was so I could take some time off from novels and let my brain regrow.
Well, you could see all of Logan’s flesh gone, and have him walk around as just his adamantium skeleton and vital organs appear, and slowly you will see all of his muscles and skin regrow.
A pioneering Australian surgery may make it possible for breast cancer patients to "regrow" their breasts.
And, luckily, infants have the ability to regrow some nerves, so I got back a lot of my range of motion - but not all.
If we go too short, will he be able to unhinge supernatural powers and regrow it in two hours time?
Cork is a renewable resource – it is taken off the trees that regrow it.
Jodahs gains the ability to regrow limbs and change shape.
Local ranchers and farmers have questioned why the pipeline needs to pass through an area where the aquifer runs just a few feet below the ground and the sandy soil makes it harder for vegetation to regrow once it's been disturbed.
In December, German researchers also studying mice discovered stem cells could be used to regrow hair follicles.
The administration's rescue of General Motors and Chrysler has been good for our economy and consumers who now have better cars from which to choose, but it was more akin to emergency room care than to a long-term strategy to regrow manufacturing.