a branch of medicine studying the body’s mechanisms for healing itself
regenerative medicine definition
A term applied to new medical advances in which an understanding of the human genome allows us to use the body’s own mechanisms to heal it. Expected advances include a host of new pharmaceuticals and, eventually, the ability to create new tissues for transplant. (See embryonic stem cell.)
- Regenerative polyp
regenerative polyp re·gen·er·a·tive polyp (rĭ-jěn’ə-rā’tĭv, -ər-ə-tĭv) n. A hyperplastic polyp of the gastric mucosa.
noun 1. a person or thing that regenerates. 2. (in a regenerative furnace) a chamber filled with checkerwork that is repeatedly heated by exhaust gases in order to heat air that is passed through it.
noun 1. a city in central Bavaria, in SE Germany, on the Danube: battle 1809. noun 1. a city in SE Germany, in Bavaria on the River Danube: a free Imperial city from 1245 and the leading commercial city of S Germany in the 12th and 13th centuries; the Imperial Diet was held in the […]
noun 1. a person who exercises the ruling power in a kingdom during the minority, absence, or disability of the sovereign. 2. a ruler or governor. 3. a member of the governing board of a state university or a state educational system. 4. a university officer who exercises general supervision over the conduct and welfare […]