recapitulation has definitions from the fields of writing,biology,embryology,music,fine art
1
[ noun ] (biology,embryology) emergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species

Synonyms

palingenesis

2
[ noun ] (music,fine art,writing) a section of a musical composition or movement in which themes introduced earlier are repeated

Related terms

section reprise

3
[ noun ] (writing) a summary that repeats the substance of a longer discussion

Synonyms

review recap

*