regeneration

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regeneration ‎(countable and uncountable, plural regenerations)

  1. rebuilding or restructuring; large scale repair or renewal.
    The conversion of so many old industrial buildings into living quarters was a major factor in the regeneration.
  2. (fantasy) an ability possessed by certain creatures to rapidly heal substantial physical damage to their body
  3. (role-playing games) spontaneous restoration of hit points
    • 1995, David Zeb Cook, Jean Rabe, Warren Spector, Dungeon master guide for the AD&D game (page 202)
      The standard ring of regeneration restores one point of damage per turn (and will eventually replace lost limbs or organs).
    • 2003, Bastion Press, E. W. Morton, Out for Blood
      Regeneration does not restore hit points lost from starvation, thirst, or suffocation.

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