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\((?:[^)(]*(?R)?)*+\)
/
g
\( matches the character ( with index 4010 (2816 or 508) literally (case sensitive)
Non-capturing group
(?:[^)(]*(?R)?)*+
*+ matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, without giving back (possessive)
Match a single character not present in the list below
[^)(]
* matches the previous token between zero and unlimited times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
)(
matches a single character in the list )( (case sensitive)
(?R)
recurses the entire pattern
? matches the previous token between zero and one times, as many times as possible, giving back as needed (greedy)
\) matches the character ) with index 4110 (2916 or 518) literally (case sensitive)
Global pattern flags
g modifier: global. All matches (don't return after first match)
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