Healing vs Regeneration - What's the difference?

healing | regeneration |


As nouns the difference between healing and regeneration

is that healing is the process where the cells in the body regenerate and repair themselves while regeneration is rebuilding or restructuring; large scale repair or renewal.

As a verb healing

is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

healing

English

Noun

(wikipedia healing)
  • The process where the cells in the body regenerate and repair themselves.
  • An act of healing, as by a faith healer.
  • The psychological process of dealing with a problem or problems.
  • Derived terms

    * healing art

    Verb

    (head)
  • regeneration

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia regeneration)
  • rebuilding or restructuring; large scale repair or renewal.
  • ''The conversion of so many old industrial buildings into living quarters was a major factor in the regeneration .
  • (fantasy, gaming) restoration of health or hit points
  • * 1995 , David Zeb Cook, Jean Rabe, Warren Spector, Dungeon master guide for the AD&D game (page 202)
  • The standard ring of regeneration restores one point of damage per turn (and will eventually replace lost limbs or organs).
  • * 2003 , Bastion Press, E. W. Morton, Out for Blood
  • Regeneration does not restore hit points lost from starvation, thirst, or suffocation.

    Synonyms

    * *

    Abbreviations

    * regen