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The act or process of regenerating or the state of being regenerated, especially:
a. Biology Regrowth of lost or destroyed parts or organs.
b. Spiritual or moral revival or rebirth.
1. the act or process of regenerating or the state of being regenerated; rebirth or renewal
2. (Biology) the regrowth by an animal or plant of an organ, tissue, or part that has been lost or destroyed
3. (Electronics) electronics the use of positive feedback to increase the amplification of a radio frequency stage
re•gen•er•a•tion(rɪˌdʒɛn əˈreɪ ʃən)
1. the act of regenerating or the state of being regenerated.
2. the regrowth of a lost or injured part of the body.
3. spiritual rebirth; religious revival.
Regrowth of lost or destroyed parts or organs. Certain lizards, for example, can regenerate their tails if they lose them to a predator, and a number of invertebrate animals, such as starfish, can be cut into several pieces that will each regenerate into a whole new organism. Regeneration is common in plants, where cuttings can grow into a new plant.
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|Noun||1.||regeneration - (biology) growth anew of lost tissue or destroyed parts or organs|
morphallaxis - regeneration on a reduced scale of a body part; observed especially in invertebrates such as certain lobsters
|2.||regeneration - feedback in phase with (augmenting) the input|
feedback - the process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output
|3.||regeneration - the activity of spiritual or physical renewal|
|4.||regeneration - forming again (especially with improvements or removal of defects); renewing and reconstituting|
reconstruction - the activity of constructing something again
regeneration[rɪˌdʒenəˈreɪʃən] N → regeneración f
n. regeneración, restauración, renovación.