regrow

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v regrow 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"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i. & t Regrow To grow again. "The snail had power to regrow them all [horns, tongue, etc"
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Usage

In literature:

Sometimes when the whole last phalanx has been removed, the nail regrows at the tip of the remaining stump.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
If frosted they'll regrow, but being burned back to the ground lowers the final yield.
"Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway" by Steve Solomon
The lobster can regrow a complete gill and any number of claws or an eye.
"Preventable Diseases" by Woods Hutchinson
This process can be continued as fast as the leaves regrow.
"Practical Angora Goat Raising" by C. P. Bailey
A crab may regrow its complex claw, a starfish arm may regrow an entire body.
"Herbert Spencer" by J. Arthur Thomson
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In poetry:

Have you love for me,
Yours my love shall be,
While the days of life are flowing.
Short was summer's stay,
Grass now pales away,
With our play will come regrowing.
"Love Song" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson

In news:

While the technique won't prevent baldness from occurring, it may one day allow men to regrow their hair so they no longer have to look like a wrinkled, bald mouse.
But drugs designed originally to treat enlarged prostate glands—by inhibiting the enzyme that converts testosterone into DHT—have turned out to be useful for arresting the loss of, and even regrowing, hair on balding heads.
Scientists discover protein needed for regrowing damaged nerves in limbs.
He hopes that one day doctors might be able to inject these nanotubes into a knee, or another injury, where they would encourage damaged or broken bones to regrow.
Researchers look to porcine bladders, salamanders, mice to regrow limbs.
Spiny mouse can regrow skin.
UW researchers believe they've found way to regrow heart tissue.
Stem cells heal heart attack scars, regrow healthy muscle.
But new research has found that in zebrafishes that have lost their fins, the regrowing of the lim.
Regenerative medicine experts are helping wounded vets regrow lost muscle tissue.
Spiny mouse can regrow skin.
UW researchers believe they've found way to regrow heart tissue .
Antioch College regrows slowly.
It's arthritis in the knees , cartilage is missing so that's not going to regrow itself.
Osteoporosis Drug Regrows Jaw Bone.
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In science:

In highly dynamic environments, with many (or a few but fast) relatively small moving obstacles, regrowing trees are pruned too fast, cutting away important parts of the trees before they can be replaced.
Combining a Probabilistic Sampling Technique and Simple Heuristics to solve the Dynamic Path Planning Problem
We say that failure damages the two qubits, and that they have to be reset before we attempt to regrow the lost graph vertices.
An introduction to one-way quantum computing in distributed architectures
There is some evidence that evaporating and regrowing crystals affects the measured growth rates.
A Critical Look at Ice Crystal Growth Data
If the superradiance condition is still met, the cloud regrows within the same parameter space {M , ωh , µ, ω , m}.
Self-organized criticality in boson clouds around black holes
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