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    recapitulation

    recapitulation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word recapitulation

    Definition
    (noun) emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species
    Synonyms : palingenesis
    Definition
    (noun) (music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) in which musical themes that were introduced earlier are repeated Definition
    (noun) a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
    Synonyms : recap , review
    Definition
    (noun) (music) the repetition of themes introduced earlier (especially when one is composing the final part of a movement)
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for recapitulation

sounds like, and is, to recap (this is where recap comes from)

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