rejuvenescent

rejuvenescent

[ri-joo-vuh-nes-uhnt]
adjective
1.
becoming young again.
2.
making young again; rejuvenating.

Origin:
1755–65; < Medieval Latin rejuvenēsc(ere) to become young again (Latin re- re- + juven(is) young + -ēsc- inceptive suffix + -ere infinitive suffix) + -ent

rejuvenescence, noun
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rejuvenesce (rɪˌdʒuːvəˈnɛs)
 
vb
1.  to make or become youthful or restored to vitality
2.  biology to convert (cells) or (of cells) to be converted into a more active form
 
rejuve'nescence
 
n
 
rejuve'nescent
 
adj

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