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1. A getting back or regaining; recuperation.
2. Emergence from general anesthesia.
3. In nuclear magnetic resonance, refers to relaxation.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr. recoverer, fr. L. recupero, to recover, get back, fr. re-, again, + capio, to take]


n. pl. recover·ies
1. The act, process, duration, or an instance of recovering.
2. A return to a normal or healthy condition.
3. The act of obtaining usable substances from unusable sources.

Recovery, Inc.

a self-help group that provides support for persons with mental illness.


1. Restoration of health and strength after an illness.
2. The state a Pt is in after a therapeutic intervention; he/she is 'in recovery'. See Health recovery.


n 1. the return to a healthy state.
2. the self-regulation and life force of a patient being returned to a normal balanced status. The patient is considered healthy again. See also cure, entelechy, and healing.


1. Recuperation.
2. Emergence from general anesthesia.


n in a lawsuit, the obtaining or restoration of a right to something by a verdict, decree, or judgment of court.


return to normal after illness or period of devitalization, e.g. anesthesia, surgery.

recovery period
period after surgery when the patient needs to be closely monitored to ensure that its return to normal is uneventful.
recovery room
a special room with special monitoring and resuscitation equipment used for monitoring the patient recovering from surgery.
surgical recovery
the process of healing of a surgical wound and restoration to normal of body functions and systems, e.g. fluid and acid-base balance, that have been disturbed by the original disease or by the surgical procedure.

Patient discussion about recovery

Q. I have a friend who recently went in to an ahcoholic center for recovery. What do these people do daily?

A. here is a schedule of a rehab center i might give you an idea:

Q. I had sugery on a fractured heel what is the recovery process? Wanting to meet people who are going thru this now or have already recovered from this injury. What should I expect?

A. Hey doyen_98, I was wondering how the recovery was coming along. How long ago have you had the surgery?

Q. what tests do i need to do in order to discover cancer on advance to increase the recovery chance?

A. it's complicated. if there are no signs for it- there is a slim chance you'll get any diagnose. there are do many types of cells in the body.

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There are two general principles that govern all recovery: the recovery point objective (RPO) and the recovery time objective (RTO).
In investment recovery, benefit-to-cost ratio compared to horizontal peers is key to performance evaluation.
Disaster recovery planning requires a sizable investment of corporate labor and financial resources in the areas of procedure design, implementation and testing.
The researchers are fairly certain that this was due to the slow pace of the recovery cycling.
As a result the team assigns someone else to handle those recovery responsibilities.
Execute dry-run recovery testing -- full recovery test on the real environment to assure the recovery process;
Recovery -- the process of recovering from an outage or disaster.
Often, water serves as a preservative for forensic evidence that becomes lost only as a result of the recovery method employed, that is, salvaging.
Any such recovery should be eligible for full or partial exclusion from income under Sec.
Debate in the industry between those that insist on the superiority of true CDP's better recovery granularity vs.
Furthermore, off-site tapes or replicated data should be located at least 120 miles away from the corporate data center, so that widespread disasters, such as the hurricanes of 2005, don't impact both the primary data center and secondary site or off-site storage facility, which could radically impact data recovery.
So while you may need three to five days between tempo runs and three to five days between long runs and five or more days to recover from VO2 max intervals, you won't need to have a full recovery between a long run and a tempo run.