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repopulation

1. introduction of new animals to a farm or part of it after it has been depopulated for health or production reasons.
2. the additional growth of normal cells around a tumor that is being destroyed by irradiation.
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It's a politically-geared campus that literally exists to try to repopulate Washington with hard-line fundamentalists.
A nice cooperative ending has the Earth scientists working with Chelan experts to repopulate both planets with lost species that have been held in frozen stasis until technology could be refined enough to recreate them from samples.
Dr Liz Howe, CCW's reptile and amphibian expert, said: "We have used the 'Merseyside' race to repopulate the Aberdyfi sand dunes, as they are genetically the closest match.
Marqusee's hope is that organic farming--which is more labor intensive since it doesn't use pesticides or herbicides--will bring in new jobs, deepen the tax base and repopulate Woodbury's countryside.
Three ring-tailed lemurs and three black and white ruffed lemurs, who originally hail from the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar, are being brought together at Edgbaston's Nature Centre in a bid to repopulate the endangered species.
They hope the virus-resistant frogs could be used to repopulate Britain.
Called The Daddy, he will spend the next five years fathering dozens of babies for a project to repopulate England with the vanishing species.
The report provides conclusions about the habitability of the city as well as recommendations on how best to go about allowing citizens to repopulate the city.
Currently, researchers are testing a new procedure in which they repopulate the liver with healthy cells for patients with liver disease, especially, acute liver failure.
The stem cells will then repopulate the marrow and body to establish a more properly functioning immune system.