Medical Definition of regulation
1: the act of regulating; also : the resulting state or condition
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: the control of the kind and rate of cellular processes by controlling the activity of individual genes
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