from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to or characterized by reconstruction.
- adj. Serving to rebuild, restore, or correct the appearance and function of defective, damaged, or misshaped body structures or parts: reconstructive surgery.
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- adj. which reconstructs
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Reconstructing; tending to reconstruct.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tending to reconstruct; having the power of reconstructing.
- n. In medicine, that which is adapted or serviceable for reconstructing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. helping to restore to good condition
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The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a world leader in reconstructive surgery of hearts with complex disorders and a pioneer in developing innovative surgical techniques, such as improvements in heart-lung bypass and minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
The Cardiac Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a world leader in reconstructive heart surgery, heart catheterization, specialized anesthesia and nursing for children and young adults with heart disease.
For the qualified candidate with a career interest in reconstructive and cosmetic oculoplastic surgery, this program offers a blend of supervised and independent activities.
Tim Terry, consultant in reconstructive urology, Leicester University Hospitals NHS Trust, specialises in gender reassignment surgery.
And while there is no good reason to delay passage of an economic stimulus package -- which would send the economy into a ditch -- we need to make room in the package has the kind of long-term reconstructive features that will lead to jobs and other kinds of economic opportunities for all Americans well into the future.
Often face-first and resulting in reconstructive surgery, but I do hit them.
Mopis is a high-quality software synthesizer that combines traditional subtractive synthesis with new technology we call reconstructive synthesis.
Devoting nearly half of your long-term reconstructive stimulus to short-term ... something
Even now, after endless sessions of what was called reconstructive therapy, Ryeland couldn't understand what had happened to him.
When these problems are caused by trauma, burns, disease, or birth defects, the procedures are generally known as reconstructive surgery.