Definition of regenerative in English:



  • Tending to or characterized by regeneration.

    ‘natural regenerative processes’
    • ‘We do not have to look far for the proof that growth-centered economics is pushing the regenerative capacities of the planet's ecosystems to the brink.’
    • ‘Mesenchymal precursor cells are capable of giving rise to fat, cartilage, bone, and skeletal muscle cells, and may potentially be used for regenerative stem cell therapy in bone, cartilage, or muscle replacement.’
    • ‘As the film unfolds, Coppola subtly shifts the perspective to show the plate glass windows as barriers and Tokyo's apparent absurdities are gradually revealed as a positive and regenerative force.’
    • ‘‘The regenerative properties of organs are tied to the behavior of stem cells,’ says Conboy, who came to the United States from the former Soviet Union more than 15 years ago.’
    • ‘We selected those cases in which the differential diagnosis included regenerative atypical hyperplasia versus esophageal carcinoma and cases of atypical regenerative hyperplasia that were mistaken for carcinoma.’
    • ‘Dyed eggs were hung in Egyptian temples, and the egg was regarded as the emblem of regenerative life proceeding from the mouth of the great Egyptian god.’
    • ‘How can I manage this farm in a way that is productive and regenerative for the land, the crops, the people around me, and for myself?’
    • ‘The older muscles with artificially activated satellite cells had a regenerative ability comparable to that of younger muscle.’
    • ‘Greenwich Council leader Chris Roberts welcomed the Government's bid to host the Games because success will have a huge regenerative effect on south east London.’
    • ‘It's a huge step forward for us and opens the possibility of systematic molecular studies to find the genetic cause of regenerative processes in animals.’
    • ‘Crucial though the current emphasis on social inclusion may be, some fear Glasgow risks losing sight of that other regenerative factor: the exportation of its status as a vibrant, international city of culture.’
    • ‘These are likely to prove a key element in future regenerative treatments for conditions including Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's and heart ailments.’
    • ‘We're talking about a regenerative thing which would help the local economy.’
    • ‘The more they emulated regenerative processes they saw in nature, the longer time they allowed for restoration.’
    • ‘Clinical studies show a continuing regenerative process producing sustainable improvements for up to a year following treatment.’
    • ‘He is currently director of the Krembil Centre for Stem Cell Biology at the Robarts Research Institute at the University of Western Ontario and holds a Canada Research Chair in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine there.’
    • ‘Doctors explained that children's nerves and muscles have strong regenerative abilities, and the girl should be able to walk in the future.’
    • ‘These include protecting communities and key ecological resources from the threat of wildfire in the short term, while restoring ecosystems to conditions in which wildfire plays a regenerative rather than destructive role.’
    • ‘They will focus more on the regenerative medicine, while Austin himself wants to focus on the fundamental biology in stem cells.’
    • ‘Candel was reluctant to discuss in detail what he had given the players and he would only say: ‘It was a regenerative treatment with the aim of helping the players cope with the hectic rate of matches.’’