Restoration of nerve function after it has been lost. Reinnervation may occur spontaneously or be achieved by nerve grafting. The EMG (electromyogram) may show evidence of denervation with subsequent reinnervation in motor neuron diseases such as ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) because the remaining healthy motor neurons can reinnervate the denervated muscles.
- Reiter syndrome
(1) arthritis; (2) inflammation of the eyes (conjunctivitis); and (3) inflammation of the genital, urinary or gastrointestinal systems. Reiter syndrome is a systemic rheumatic disease, meaning that it can and does affect organs as well as the joints. It can cause inflammation in many areas, including the eyes, mouth, lungs, kidneys, heart, and skin. See […]
In transplantation biology, when the body’s immune system attacks transplanted cells, tissues, or organs. For example, a transplanted kidney may be rejected.
The return of signs and symptoms of a disease after a remission.
- RDIs (Reference Daily Intakes)
A set of dietary references based on the Recommended Dietary Allowances for essential vitamins and minerals and, in selected groups, protein. The name “RDI” replaces the term “U.S. RDA.”
Abbreviation for the Recommended Dietary Allowance. Or, popularly, the Recommended Daily Allowance.