rejuvenescence
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin rejuvenescere to become young again, from Latin re- + juvenescere to become young, from juvenis Date: circa 1631 a renewal of youthfulness or vigor ; rejuvenation • rejuvenescent adjective

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  • Rejuvenescence — Re*ju ve*nes cence ( n?s sens), n. 1. A renewing of youth; the state of being or growing young again. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A method of cell formation in which the entire protoplasm of an old cell escapes by rupture of the cell wall, and then… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rejuvenescence — [ri jo͞o΄və nes′əns] n. 〚< L re , again < juvenescens, prp. of juvenescere, to become young < juvenis,YOUNG〛 renewal of youthfulness rejuvenescent adj. * * * re·ju·ve·nes·cence (rĭ jo͞o və nĕsʹəns) n. A renewal of youthful appearance or character …   Universalium

  • rejuvenescence — index revival Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • rejuvenescence — [ri jo͞o΄və nes′əns] n. [< L re , again < juvenescens, prp. of juvenescere, to become young < juvenis,YOUNG] renewal of youthfulness rejuvenescent adj …   English World dictionary

  • rejuvenescence — rə̇ˌjüvəˈnesən(t)s, (ˌ)rēˌj noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin rejuvenescere to become young again (from Latin re + juvenescere to become young, from juvenis young person) + English ence 1. : a renewal of youth : a restoration of physical …   Useful english dictionary

  • rejuvenescence — noun A renewal of youthful characteristics or vitality See Also: rejuvenescent …   Wiktionary

  • rejuvenescence — A renewal of youth; return of a cell or tissue to a state in which it was in an earlier stage of existence. [L. re , again, + juvenesco, to grow young, fr. juvenis, a youth] * * * re·ju·ve·nes·cence (re joo″və nesґəns) [re + L.… …   Medical dictionary

  • rejuvenescence — re·ju·ve nes·cence || ‚rɪ dÊ’uːvÉ™ nesns n. rejuvenation, act of making young again, act of restoring youth; process of becoming young again …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rejuvenescence — [rɪˌdʒu:və nɛsəns] noun 1》 the renewal of youth or vitality. 2》 Biology the reactivation of vegetative cells, resulting in regrowth from old or injured parts. Derivatives rejuvenescent adjective Origin C17: from late L. rejuvenescere (from L. re… …   English new terms dictionary

  • rejuvenescence — re·ju·ve·nes·cence …   English syllables

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