[ree-kuh n-struhk-shuh-niz-uh m] /ˌri kənˈstrʌk ʃəˌnɪz əm/
a 20th-century movement among U.S. Jews, founded by Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan, advocating that Judaism, being a culture and way of life as well as a religion, is in sum a religious civilization requiring constant adaptation to contemporary conditions so that Jews can identify more readily and meaningfully with the Jewish community.
[ree-kuh n-struhk-shuh-nist] /ˌri kənˈstrʌk ʃə nɪst/ noun 1. an advocate or supporter of Reconstruction or Reconstructionism. adjective 2. of or relating to Reconstruction or Reconstructionism.
[ree-kuh n-struhk-tiv] /ˌri kənˈstrʌk tɪv/ adjective 1. tending to reconstruct.
- Reconstructive mammaplasty
reconstructive mammaplasty re·con·struc·tive mammaplasty (rē’kən-strŭk’tĭv) n. The making of a simulated breast by plastic surgery for replacement of one that has been removed.
noun 1. the restoration of appearance and function following injury or disease, or the correction of congenital defects, using the techniques of plastic surgery. reconstructive surgery n. Plastic surgery.