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To renew; to reproduce.
[L. re- genero, pp. -atus, to reproduce, fr. genus (gener-), birth, race]
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v. regener·ated, regener·ating, regener·ates
Biology To replace (a lost or damaged organ or part) by the formation of new tissue.
To effect regeneration: Can the damaged nerves regenerate?
adj. (-ər-ĭt)
Formed by regeneration: regenerate tissue.

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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Typical stress-strain curves for regenerated cellulose is shown in Figure 2.
The tensile strength of the regenerated cellulose films was measured by using a tensile testing machine (Zwick Universal testing machine Z005) at a speed of 5 mm/min.
The companies have said that all that is needed to be a "Face in the Game" is to submit a digital photograph, which will be used as the face of one of these 'regenerated' players.
Regenerated cellulose film is a film obtained from refined cellulose derived from wood or cotton that has not been recycled.
2 reactor and discovered that primary coolant had mixed in after leaking from the regenerated heat exchanger room.
During the new research scientists removed 20% of the heart, but two months later the fish had fully regenerated the excised portion of the heart.
"We have forest areas under our jurisdiction that haven't regenerated since the big fires of 1988," Jenkins says.
The carbon is periodically regenerated with microwave energy and reused.
In operation, a countercurrent of air passes through the regenerated sand, cooling it to 392F (200C).
The regenerated gills are smaller and many times have a different shape than the original gills.
This indicated that these cells had regenerated through the bridge and over an inch farther through the spinal cord tissue, i.e, almost all the way to the brain.