reparative

[ri-par-uh-tiv]
adjective
1.
tending to repair; repairing; mending.
2.
pertaining to or involving reparation.
Also, reparatory [ri-par-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] .


Origin:
1650–60; < Late Latin reparātīvus. See reparation, -ive

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reparation (ˌrɛpəˈreɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act or process of making amends: an injury admitting of no reparation
2.  (usually plural) compensation exacted as an indemnity from a defeated nation by the victors: esp the compensation demanded of Germany by the Treaty of Versailles after World War I
3.  the act or process of repairing or state of having been repaired
 
[C14 reparacioun, ultimately from Latin reparāre to repair1]
 
reparative
 
adj
 
re'paratory
 
adj

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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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