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Webster's Dictionary

Regeneration

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(1):

(n.) The reproduction or renewal of tissues, cells, etc., which have been used up and destroyed by the ordinary processes of life; as, the continual regeneration of the epithelial cells of the body, or the regeneration of the contractile substance of muscle.

(2):

(n.) The union of parts which have been severed, so that they become anatomically perfect; as, the regeneration of a nerve.

(3):

(n.) The entering into a new spiritual life; the act of becoming, or of being made, Christian; that change by which holy affectations and purposes are substituted for the opposite motives in the heart.

(4):

(n.) The reproduction of a part which has been removed or destroyed; re-formation; - a process especially characteristic of a many of the lower animals; as, the regeneration of lost feelers, limbs, and claws by spiders and crabs.

(5):

(n.) The act of regenerating, or the state of being regenerated.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Regeneration'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/r/regeneration.html. 1828.

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