Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of REGULATION

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


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