self-limiting

adjective self-lim·it·ing \ ˌself-ˈli-mə-tiŋ \

Definition of self-limiting

: limiting oneself or itself; especially, of a disease : self-limited

First Known Use of self-limiting

1679

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self-limiting

adjective self-lim·it·ing \ -ət-iŋ \

medical Definition of self-limiting

: self-limited
  • a self-limiting disease

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