self-administration

noun
self-ad·​min·​is·​tra·​tion | \ ˌself-əd-ˌmi-nə-ˈstrā-shən How to pronounce self-administration (audio) , -(ˌ)ad- \
plural self-administrations

Definition of self-administration

: the act of administering something to oneself instructions for self-administration of the injections Following repeated self-administrations, the user comes to associate certain stimuli … with reward …— Nick Heather

First Known Use of self-administration

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-administration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-administration. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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