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reparative

[ri-par-uh-tiv] /rɪˈpær ə tɪv/
adjective
1.
tending to repair; repairing; mending.
2.
pertaining to or involving reparation.
Also, reparatory
[ri-par-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /rɪˈpær əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of reparative
1650-1660
1650-60; < Late Latin reparātīvus. See reparation, -ive
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  • After that, they plan to use the approach to grow patches of healthy heart tissue for reparative grafts.

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