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regulation

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noun reg·u·la·tion \ˌreg-yə-ˈlā-shən, ˌreg-ə-ˈlā-\

Medical Definition of regulation

  1. 1:  the act of regulating; also :  the resulting state or condition

  2. 2a:  the process of redistributing material (as in an embryo) to restore a damaged or lost part independent of new tissue growth—compare regeneration 2b:  the mechanism by which an early embryo maintains normal development

  3. 3:  the control of the kind and rate of cellular processes by controlling the activity of individual genes





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