regenerate :

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ree je nuh rayt

  • v  reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
  • v  amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit
  • v  bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one
  • v  return to life; get or give new life or energy
  • v  replace (tissue or a body part) through the formation of new tissue
    The snake regenerated its tail
  • v  be formed or shaped anew
  • v  form or produce anew
    regenerate hatred
  • v  undergo regeneration
  • v  restore strength
  • a  reformed spiritually or morally
    a regenerate sinner
    regenerate by redemption from error or decay

  • These have proven critical in helping his team to regenerate tissues from the more ornery cells of the pancreas, liver and nerves, which don't grow as well in a lab dish.
  • But he does believe that the power to regenerate tissue could prove important in other medical applications.
  • Olfactory cells regenerate well, and when they are combined with Schwann cells in animals, spinal tissue does a better job of reconnecting.
News & Articles

  • How Nails Regenerate Lost Fingertips
    If a salamander loses its leg, it can grow a new one. Humans and other mammals are not so fortunate, but we can regenerate the tips of our digits, as long as enough of the nail remains. This was first shown some 40 years ago; today researchers finally reveal why it is that nails are necessary. [More]
    June 13, 2013 - Scientific American
  • Fingernails could help regenerate lost limbs
    KRISTEN BUTLER, Scientists finger new nail stem cell that lets us regenerate fingertips, and could help us regrow whole limbs.
    June 12, 2013 - UPI
  • Stem Cells May Be Secret to Regenerating Fingers and Toes
    Mammals can regenerate the very tips of their fingers and toes after amputation, and now new research shows how stem cells in the nail play a role in that process.
    June 12, 2013 - via Yahoo! News

  • Barack Obama in KHON2
    To regenerate a severed spinal cord and lift someone from a wheelchair. to spur insulin production and spare a child from a lifetime of needles,said President Obama.
  • Condoleezza Rice in FOXNews
    I don't doubt that Al Qaeda has tried to regenerate some of its leadership,Rice said on ABC's "This Week."

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