Definition of reanimation in US English:

reanimation

noun

  • See reanimate

    • ‘The patient is then transferred to reanimation and stays there until the first myocardial biopsy.’
    • ‘Passed from the realm of the living, it resides in a cultural graveyard of tropes subject to periodic reanimation.’
    • ‘One such ritual involved the reanimation of dead souls.’
    • ‘Patients with significant sequelae should be referred for multidisciplinary management that could include injections of botulinum toxin, facial reanimation, and cosmetic surgery.’
    • ‘The management of the eye in facial paralysis requires careful consideration of the paralysed lower lid in addition to reanimation of the upper lid.’

Pronunciation

reanimation

/ˌrēˌanəˈmāSH(ə)n//ˌriˌænəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/