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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Rehabilitación

Rehabilitation (REE-huh-BIH-lih-TAY-shun)
In medicine, a process to restore mental and/or physical abilities lost to injury or disease, in order to function in a normal or near-normal way.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.