Restitutio ad integrum

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As restitutio ad integrum (from latin restitutio Restoration " , latin ad , wherein ' , latin integritas , integrity' ) is referred to in medicine a complete cure of a disease or injury that the intact state of the body (such as in front of the disease or Injury).

In contrast to this, there is defect healing ( repair ), in which, for example, a scar or a loss of function (stiffening or similar) remains.

Individual evidence

  1. a b Entry on Restitutio ad integrum in Flexikon , a Wiki of the DocCheck company , accessed on May 27, 2013.