Viv`i*fi*ca"tion (?), n. [L. vivificatio: cf. vivification.]
The act of vivifying, or the state of being vivified; restoration of life; revival.
One of the changes of assimilation, in which proteid matter which has been transformed, and made a part of the tissue or tissue cells, is endowed with life, and thus enabled to manifest the phenomena of irritability, contractility, etc.
The act or process of vivificating.
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