From Big Medical Encyclopedia

REPARATION (Latin reparatio recovery) — complete or incomplete regeneration of the intracellular structures, cells, sites of fabric or body damaged as a result of any pathological process. In the geneticist R. call recovery of initial structure of DNA broken as a result of influence of any physical or volumetric factors; The River consists the damaged site, substitution by its DNA complementary thread at a distance, i.e. recovery of integrity of DNA.

See also Regeneration .