regenerative

[ri-jen-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-tiv]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by regeneration.
2.
tending to regenerate.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin regenerātīvus. See regenerate, -ive

regeneratively, adverb
nonregenerative, adjective
nonregeneratively, adverb
unregenerative, adjective
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regenerate
 
vb
1.  to undergo or cause to undergo moral, spiritual, or physical renewal or invigoration
2.  to form or be formed again; come or bring into existence once again
3.  to replace (lost or damaged tissues or organs) by new growth, or to cause (such tissues) to be replaced
4.  chem to restore or be restored to an original physical or chemical state
5.  (tr) electronics (in a digital system) to reshape (distorted incoming pulses) for onward transmission
 
adj
6.  morally, spiritually, or physically renewed or reborn; restored or refreshed
 
re'generable
 
adj
 
re'generacy
 
n
 
re'generative
 
adj
 
re'generatively
 
adv
 
re'generator
 
n

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Example sentences
It would be the dawn of a new era of regenerative medicine, one of the holy
  grails of modern biology.
However, various obstacles must be overcome before it can be applied for
  development of new drugs and regenerative medicine.
Even energy loss due to braking can be reduced via regenerative braking.
The other paddle, meanwhile, modulates the effect of regenerative braking.
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