regulation


reg·u·la·tion

noun \ˌreg-yə-ˈlā-shən, ˌreg-ə-ˈlā-\

Definition of REGULATION

1
: the act of regulating; also : the resulting state or condition
2
a : the process of redistributing material (as in an embryo) to restore a damaged or lost part independent of new tissue growth—compare regeneration 2 b : 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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