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reconstruction

 [re″kon-struk´shun]
1. the reassembling or re-forming of something from constituent parts.
2. surgical restoration of function of a body part, such as with a bypass or plastic surgery.
aortic reconstruction restoration of function to a damaged aorta, as by bypass or aortoplasty.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·con·struc·tion

(rē'kŏn-strŭk'shŭn),
The computerized synthesis of one or more two-dimensional images from a series of x-ray projections in computed tomography, or from a large number of measurements in magnetic resonance imaging; several methods are used; the earliest was back-projection, and the most common is two-dimensional Fourier transformation.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

reconstruction

An eClinical trial term of art for archival trial records that should support the data as well as the processes used for obtaining and managing the data, such that the trustworthiness of results obtained can be evaluated. Reconstruction from records should confirm the validity of the information system and its conformance to applicable regulations during design and execution of the trial, as well as during the period of record retention.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·con·struc·tion

(rē'kŏn-strŭk'shŭn)
The computed synthesis of one or more two-dimensional images from a series of x-ray projections in tomography, or from a large number of measurements in magnetic resonance imaging; several methods are used; the earliest was back-projection, and the most common is 2-D Fourier transformation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Those seeking to attack American reconstruction policy in Iraq point to Afghanistan and claim that it is somehow a failed prototype, that the credibility of the American reconstruction effort in Iraq is somehow linked to the credibility of the American-led effort in Afghanistan.
As Jay Garner, the American administrator of Iraq, has rapidly discovered, the political and religious divisions of the country could quickly derail any singularly American reconstruction effort.
Muir accuses Putnam of "a peculiarly American reconstruction of Italian history" that "prizes the Italian past only insofar as it can be shown to lead to the triumph of republican institutions and democratic," thereby overlooking the fact that the first communes in Italy "were certainly not democracies," but a kind of mutual defence pact that generally "collapsed in distrust and violence, were absorbed by more powerful cities, or succumbed to petty tyrants" (p.

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