Pronunciation: (ri-stôr'u-tiv, -stōr'-), [key]
1. serving to restore; pertaining to restoration.
2. capable of renewing health or strength.
1. a restorative agent, means, or the like.
2. a means of restoring a person to consciousness: Smelling salts serve as a restorative.
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