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re·viv·i·fi·ca·tion

(rē-viv'i-fi-kā'shŭn),
1. Renewal of life and strength. Synonym(s): revivescence
2. Refreshening the edges of a wound by paring or scraping to promote healing. Synonym(s): vivification
[L. re-, again, + vivo, to live, + facio, to make]
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re·viv·i·fi·ca·tion

(rē-viv'i-fi-kā'shŭn)
1. Renewal of life and strength.
2. Refreshening the edges of a wound by paring or scraping to promote healing.
Synonym(s): vivification.
[L. re-, again, + vivo, to live, + facio, to make]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

vivification

(vĭv″ĭ-fĭ-kā′shŭn) [″ + facere, to make]
1. Trimming of the surface layer of a wound to aid the union of tissues.
2. Transformation of protein through assimilation into the living matter of cellular organisms.
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