Viv`i*fi*ca"tion (?), n. [L. vivificatio: cf. vivification.]


The act of vivifying, or the state of being vivified; restoration of life; revival.


2. Physiol.

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.


3. Chem.

The act or process of vivificating.



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