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Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of UPREGULATION

:  the process of increasing the response to a stimulus; specifically :  increase in a cellular response to a molecular stimulus due to increase in the number of receptors on the cell surface
up·reg·u·late \-ˈreg-yə-ˌlāt\ transitive verb, up·reg·u·lat·ed up·reg·u·lat·ing


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