[ri-jen-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-tiv] /rɪˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv/
of, relating to, or characterized by regeneration.
tending to regenerate.
noun 1. Physics. a method of cooling a gas, utilizing the rapid expansion of a compressed portion of the gas, before it becomes liquid, to cool the remainder. 2. Rocketry. the cooling of a reaction engine by circulating around it the liquid propellant prior to its use in the combustion chamber of the engine, the […]
noun 1. a furnace in which the incoming air is heated by regenerators.
- Regenerative medicine
noun 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 […]
- 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.