Self-healing Self`-heal"ing, a. Having the power or property of healing itself. [1913 Webster]

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  • self-healing — self heal′ing adj …   From formal English to slang

  • self-healing — adj. * * * self healˈing noun 1. Spontaneous healing 2. Healing oneself (also adjective) • • • Main Entry: ↑self …   Useful english dictionary

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  • self-healing — adj. * * * …   Universalium

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