regrow :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words

regrow


  • v  grow anew or continue growth after an injury or interruption
    parts of the trunk of this tree can regrow
    some invertebrates can regrow limbs or their tail after they lost it due to an injury

  • It's something I can regrow anytime I want.
  • The coating clings to vegeation and insulates it from the approaching inferno; the fertilizer helps the damaged areas regrow in the wake of the blaze.
  • It doesn't even happen in amphibians, those wondrously regenerative little creatures, some of which can regrow a cut-off limb or tail.
News & Articles

  • Chopped: How Amputated Fingertips Sometimes Grow Back
    Since the 1970s, doctors around the world have reported cases in which young kids regrow fingertips if an accident leaves some of the fingernail. Now scientists have figured out how this lizard-like regeneration happens in mice and suspect the same mechanism works in young humans.
    June 12, 2013 - NPR
  • Fingernails could help regenerate lost limbs
    KRISTEN BUTLER, UPI.com Scientists finger new nail stem cell that lets us regenerate fingertips, and could help us regrow whole limbs.
    June 12, 2013 - UPI
Quotes

  • Eric Lander in AFP
    Many therapies kill the bulk of a tumor only to see it regrow,said Eric Lander, director of the Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, another author of the Cell paper.
  • Steve Ballmer in Globe and Mail
    We have reset and won't rebound and regrow,Mr. Ballmer said, predicting that within 10 years, traditional media will be almost completely transformed into digital modes, and advertisers will have to operate effectively in the online realm.

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.