self-limited

adjective
self-lim·​it·​ed | \ˌself-ˈli-mə-təd \

Definition of self-limited 

: limited by one's or its own nature specifically : running a definite and limited course a self-limited disease

First Known Use of self-limited

circa 1669, in the meaning defined above

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self-limited

adjective
self-lim·​it·​ed | \-ˈlim-ət-əd \

Medical Definition of self-limited 

: limited by one's or its own nature specifically : running a definite and limited course the disease is self-limited, and the prognosis is good Science

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