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[red-in-ti-grey-shuh n, ri-din]
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  1. the act or process of redintegrating.
  2. Psychology. reintegration(def 3b).
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Origin of redintegration

1425–75; < Latin redintegrātiōn- (stem of redintegrātiō), equivalent to redintegrāt(us) (see redintegrate) + -iōn- -ion
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Historical Examples

  • He says that this suture insures the redintegration of the nerve much better.

    Old-Time Makers of Medicine

    James J. Walsh

  • It was only then that the Society was able to begin its theological work after its redintegration.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921

    Thomas J. Campbell

  • The function of logic is the redintegration of this experience.

  • Professor Rymer Jones mentions an instance of redintegration very complete and most curious.

    The Ocean World:

    Louis Figuier

  • It is a reduction of the original colliding contents to a form in which the effort at redintegration gets maximum efficiency.

British Dictionary definitions for redintegration


  1. the act or process of making whole again; renewal
  2. psychol the process of responding to a part of a situation in the same manner as one has responded to the whole situation, as in the case of a souvenir reminding one of a holiday
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redintegration in Medicine


(rĕd-ĭn′tĭ-grāshən, rĭ-dĭn′-)
  1. The restoration of a lost or injured part.
  2. Evocation of a particular state of mind resulting from the recurrence of one of the elements that made up the original experience.
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