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re·cu·per·ate

(rē-kū'pĕr-āt),
To undergo recuperation.
[L. recupero (or recip-), pp. -atus, to take again, recover]

recuperate

(rĭ-ko͞o′pə-rāt′, -kyo͞o′-)
v. recuper·ated, recuper·ating, recuper·ates
v.intr.
To return to health or strength; recover.
v.tr.
To recover (a financial loss).

re·cu′per·a′tion n.
re·cu′per·a′tive (-pə-rā′tĭv, -pər-ə-tĭv), re·cu′per·a·to′ry (-pər-ə-tôr′ē) adj.

recuperate

[riko̅o̅′pərāt]
Etymology: L, recupare, to regain
to recover one's health and strength.

re·cu·per·ate

(rĕ-kū'pĕr-āt)
To undergo recuperation.
[L. recupero (or recip-), pp. -atus, to take again, recover]

re·cu·per·ate

(rĕ-kū'pĕr-āt)
To undergo recovery of or restoration to normal state of health and function.
[L. recupero (or recip-), pp. -atus, to take again, recover]
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