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v. re·gen·er·at·ed, re·gen·er·at·ing, re·gen·er·ates
1. Biology To replace (a lost or damaged organ or part) by the formation of new tissue.
2. To form, construct, or create anew: Any part of the hologram can be used to regenerate the whole image.
3. To give new life or energy to; revitalize: a new book to regenerate the flagging interest of his readers.
4. To reform spiritually or morally: "The sacraments come from God and regenerate the person" (Radclyffe Hall).
1. To effect regeneration: Can the damaged nerves regenerate?
2. To become formed or constructed again.
3. To undergo spiritual conversion or rebirth; reform.
adj. (-ər-ĭt)
1. Spiritually or morally reformed.
2. Formed by regeneration: regenerate tissue.

[Latin regenerāre, regenerāt-, to reproduce : re-, re- + generāre, to beget; see generate.]

re·gen′er·a·ble (-ər-ə-bəl) adj.
re·gen′er·ate·ly adv.
re·gen′er·a′tor n.
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Adj.1.regenerating - that are generating anew; "regenerating fibers"